Bingen–White Salmon station

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Bingen–White Salmon, WA
Bingen White Salmon Amtrak station.jpeg
Location313 West Depot Street, Bingen, Washington 98605
Coordinates45°42′54″N 121°28′08″W / 45.7151°N 121.4688°W / 45.7151; -121.4688Coordinates: 45°42′54″N 121°28′08″W / 45.7151°N 121.4688°W / 45.7151; -121.4688
Owned byBNSF Railway
Line(s)BNSF Railway Fallbridge Subdivision
Platforms1 side platform
Tracks2
Construction
ParkingFree along south side of Depot St.
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Station codeBNG
History
OpenedDecember 15, 1907 (Portland and Seattle Railway)[1]
October 25, 1981[2]
Rebuilt1992
Traffic
Passengers (2018)3,272[3]Decrease 14.5%
Services
Preceding station BSicon LOGO Amtrak2.svg Amtrak Following station
Vancouver, Washington
toward Portland
Empire Builder Wishram
toward Chicago
Location
Bingen–White Salmon is located in Washington (state)
Bingen–White Salmon
Bingen–White Salmon
Location in Washington
Bingen–White Salmon is located in the United States
Bingen–White Salmon
Bingen–White Salmon
Location in the United States

Bingen–White Salmon is a train station in Bingen, Washington served by Amtrak. The unstaffed station is part of a larger BNSF dispatch center located one block south of Stuben Street (SR 14) in Bingen. The building is orangish-yellow in color.

Rail service through Bingen and nearby White Salmon began on December 15, 1907, when regular service began on the Portland and Seattle Railway.[1] The station was named after both Bingen and nearby White Salmon by a court order in 1910,[4] and formally introduced in 1930 by the Spokane, Portland and Seattle Railway.[5] The current station was built in 1992.[5]

Boardings and alightings[edit]

Year 2011[6] 2012[7] 2013[8] 2014[9] 2015[10] 2016[11] 2017[12] 2018 [3]
Total 2,420 3,147 3,629 2,867 3,081 3,691 3,825 3,272
YOY Difference - 727 482 -762 214 610 134 -553
YOY Difference % - 30.04% 15.32% -21.00% 7.46% 19.80% 3.63% -14.5%

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Portland & Seattle Railway Starts Regular Trains Today". The Spokesman-Review. December 15, 1907. p. 45. Retrieved January 19, 2020 – via Newspapers.com. Free to read
  2. ^ "Amtrak Timetable Changes - Effective October 1, 1981". timetables.org. Amtrak. October 1, 1981. p. 6. Retrieved November 22, 2018.
  3. ^ a b "Fact sheet: Amtrak in Washington" (PDF). amtrak.com. Amtrak. 2018. Retrieved 18 June 2019.
  4. ^ Fifth Annual Report of the Railroad Commission of Washington. Olympia, Washington: E. L. Boardman. December 1910. p. 131. Retrieved February 24, 2018 – via Google Books.
  5. ^ a b "Bingen-White Salmon, WA (BNG)". Great American Stations. Amtrak. Retrieved February 24, 2018.
  6. ^ "Amtrak Fact Sheet, Fiscal Year 2011: State of Washington" (PDF). Amtrak. November 2011. p. 1. Retrieved 6 Jan 2015.
  7. ^ "Amtrak Fact Sheet, Fiscal Year 2012: State of Washington" (PDF). Amtrak. November 2012. p. 1. Retrieved 6 Jan 2015.
  8. ^ "Amtrak Fact Sheet, Fiscal Year 2013: State of Washington" (PDF). Amtrak. November 2013. p. 1. Retrieved 6 Jan 2015.
  9. ^ "Amtrak Fact Sheet, Fiscal Year 2014: State of Washington" (PDF). Amtrak. November 2014. p. 1. Retrieved 12 Jan 2016.
  10. ^ "Amtrak Fact Sheet, Fiscal Year 2015: State of Washington" (PDF). Amtrak. November 2015. p. 1. Retrieved 12 Jan 2016.
  11. ^ "Amtrak Fact Sheet, Fiscal Year 2016, State of Washington" (PDF). Amtrak. November 2016. Retrieved 17 Jan 2017.
  12. ^ "Amtrak Fact Sheet, Fiscal Year 2017, State of Washington" (PDF). amtrak.com. Amtrak. Nov 2017. Retrieved 16 July 2018.

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