Fairhaven Station

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Not to be confused with Ansdell and Fairhaven railway station.
Fairhaven Station
Amtrak inter-city rail station
Bellingham Amtrak.jpg
Location 401 Harris Avenue
Bellingham, Washington[1]
 United States
Coordinates 48°43′14″N 122°30′40″W / 48.7205°N 122.5111°W / 48.7205; -122.5111Coordinates: 48°43′14″N 122°30′40″W / 48.7205°N 122.5111°W / 48.7205; -122.5111
Owned by Port of Bellingham
Line(s)
Platforms 1 side platform
Tracks 2
Construction
Structure type At-grade
Parking Yes; paid
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code BEL
History
Opened 1995
Traffic
Passengers (2016) 50,896[2]Decrease 1.96%
Services
Preceding station   BSicon LOGO Amtrak2.svg Amtrak   Following station
Amtrak Cascades
Terminus
Location
Location of the Bellingham Amtrak Station
Location of the Bellingham Amtrak Station
Location of Bellingham Amtrak Station within Washington

Fairhaven Station, also called Bellingham, is a train station serving Amtrak's Cascades route, as well as a bus station serving Greyhound Lines and local Whatcom Transportation Authority buses, in Bellingham, Washington, United States.[3] The station was built in 1995,[4][5] and is near the Bellingham Cruise Terminal, the southern connection for the Alaska Marine Highway. Water Taxi services and seasonal whale watching excursions also provide connections from the Bellingham Cruise Terminal to the San Juan Islands. [6]

Fairhaven Station is owned by the Port of Bellingham and is the last northbound stop in the United States on the Amtrak Cascades before it enters Canada.

Boardings and Alightings[edit]

Year 2011[7] 2012[8] 2013[9] 2014[10] 2015[11] 2016[2]
Total 59,490 64,091 55,325 54,888 51,915 50,896
YOY Difference - 4,601 -8,766 -437 -2,973 -1,019
YOY Difference % - 7.73% -13.68% -0.79% -5.42% -1.96%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bellingham, WA (BEL)". Amtrak. Retrieved 2 Oct 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Amtrak Fact Sheet, Fiscal Year 2016, State of Washington" (PDF). Amtrak. November 2016. Retrieved 17 Jan 2017. 
  3. ^ "Amtrak Train". Port of Bellingham. Archived from the original on June 5, 2009. Retrieved August 28, 2010. 
  4. ^ Fairhaven Station (Plaque outside train station). Fairhaven Station: Port of Bellingham. July 21, 1995. 
  5. ^ "BELLINGHAM WASHINGTON (BEL)". TrainWeb. Retrieved 28 Aug 2010. 
  6. ^ "Alaska Marine Highway". Port of Bellingham. Archived from the original on 2010-07-01. Retrieved 28 Aug 2010. 
  7. ^ "Amtrak Fact Sheet, Fiscal Year 2011: State of Washington" (PDF). Amtrak. November 2011. p. 1. Retrieved 6 Jan 2015. 
  8. ^ "Amtrak Fact Sheet, Fiscal Year 2012: State of Washington" (PDF). Amtrak. November 2012. p. 1. Retrieved 6 Jan 2015. 
  9. ^ "Amtrak Fact Sheet, Fiscal Year 2013: State of Washington" (PDF). Amtrak. November 2013. p. 1. Retrieved 6 Jan 2015. 
  10. ^ "Amtrak Fact Sheet, Fiscal Year 2014: State of Washington" (PDF). Amtrak. November 2014. p. 1. Retrieved 12 Jan 2016. 
  11. ^ "Amtrak Fact Sheet, Fiscal Year 2015: State of Washington" (PDF). Amtrak. November 2015. p. 1. Retrieved 12 Jan 2016. 

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