|Location||229 - 61 Avenue SW|
|Owned by||Calgary Transit|
The station is located on the exclusive LRT right of way (adjacent to CPR ROW) at 61 Avenue SW, 5.7 km South of the City Hall Interlocking. The station is a three-block walk from the Chinook Centre shopping centre, Calgary's largest. A zero-fare bus provides transportation to the mall from the station. A 320-space parking facility is also available for park and ride commuters.
The station consists of a center-loading platform with ramp access on the North end.
Chinook is the only Public Transit Station named after a privately owned and operated business (the shopping mall) as there are no other landmarks or communities in the area with that title.
It serves the communities of Windsor Park, Meadowlark Park, Kingsland as well as extensive industrial and commercial areas located just to the east of Macleod Trail, such as Manchester and Fairview Industrial.
As part of Calgary Transit's plan to operate four-car trains starting by the end of 2014, all three-car stations will need to be extended. Chinook Station however was completely rebuilt to a new design very similar to Somerset-Bridlewood, McKnight/Westwinds and Saddletowne Stations. Construction on the new bus terminal started in the summer of 2012. On January 14, 2013, the station and bus terminal closed for redevelopment and has re-opened on September 3, 2013. Bus service to Chinook passed through a temporary terminal at 3 Street SW with a bus shuttle connecting the terminal and the 39th Avenue CTrain station during the station's closure. 
In 2005, the station registered an average transit of 12,400 boardings per weekday.
Connecting bus services
23 Foothills Industrial
66 Blackfoot Express
72 Circle Route
73 Circle Route
81 Macleod Trail
410 Glenmore Business Park
506 Chinook Centre (no fare required)
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