Chemult Amtrak station
|Location||2nd St. & Depot St., off Hwy. 97|
|Owned by||Union Pacific Railroad, loaned to Amtrak|
|Platforms||1 side platform|
|Connections||Redmond Airport Shuttle, Thruway Motorcoach|
|Passengers (2017)||10,457 0.67%|
Chemult is an Amtrak train station in Chemult, Oregon. There are currently approximately 9,000 passenger trips at the Chemult facility each year, per the Oregon Dept. of Transportation. It is not staffed and only consists of a platform structure and a warming shelter, which was replaced in 2010 with a larger structure. Trains must make a double stop at the station because the cement platform is so short.
A new Chemult station was built on the site in 2010. Before, the old structure, which was uninsulated and therefore too hot in the summer and too cold in the winter, was the subject of much criticism for being too small. The new station cost $600,000 and was built in the Cascadian architecture style. Construction began in May 2010 and was completed in November, in time for a November 10 opening.
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- "Amtrak Fact Sheet, FY2017, State of Oregon" (PDF). Amtrak. November 2017. Retrieved 10 January 2018.
- "Chemult Train Station/Welcome Center Project". Oregon Department of Transportation. Retrieved 19 December 2018.
- "Amtrak Coast Starlight to Chemult-Apr. 2006". Retrieved 2007-11-02.
- Chiang, Chuck (2006-06-14). "Proposed Chemult, Ore., Amtrak station could boost area tourism, officials say". Bend Bulletin.
- Media related to Chemult (Amtrak station) at Wikimedia Commons
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