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 (2015)||9,821 0.2%|
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 is the subject of much criticism for being too small. 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. 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, FY2015, State of Oregon" (PDF). Amtrak. November 2014. Retrieved 20 September 2016.
- "Chemult Train Station/Welcome Center Project". Oregon Department of Transportation. Retrieved 7 November 2010.
- Chiang, Chuck (2006-06-14). "Proposed Chemult, Ore., Amtrak station could boost area tourism, officials say". Bend Bulletin.
- "Amtrak Coast Starlight to Chemult-Apr. 2006". Retrieved 2007-11-02.
- Media related to Chemult (Amtrak station) at Wikimedia Commons
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