|Location||Pine Ave. & Adams St.|
|Owned by||BNSF Railway|
|Platforms||1 side platform, 1 island platform|
|Passengers (2016)||3,843 23%|
Creston is an unstaffed Amtrak intercity train station in Creston, Iowa. Amtrak shares the building with the BNSF Railway, which uses the building as a yard office. The station is served by the California Zephyr. The Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad (CB&Q) constructed the station in 1969.
The current station replaced a larger adjacent depot constructed in 1899 (that is on the NRHP), designed by CB&Q staff architect Walter Theodore Krausch.:110 That depot still stands; in 2009 then-Governor Chet Culver proposed moving Amtrak back into the older facility.
- "Amtrak Fact Sheet, FY2016, State of Iowa" (PDF). Amtrak. November 2016. Retrieved 21 February 2017.
- Osmun, Diane R. (2011). Creston. Arcadia Publishing.
- Potter, Janet Greenstein (1996). Great American Railroad Stations. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. p. 319. ISBN 978-0471143895.
- Ellyson, Tyler (September 24, 2009). "Culver talks trains". News Advertiser. Retrieved 2010-04-15.
- Media related to Creston Burlington depot at Wikimedia Commons
- Amtrak – Stations – Creston, IA
- Creston Amtrak Stations (USA RailGuide -- TrainWeb)
- Amtrak Photo Archive
- Creston (CRN)--Great American Stations (Amtrak)
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