Kamloops station

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Kamloops
Kamloops railway station, October 2011.jpg
Location 500 Lorne St, Kamloops, BC
Canada
Coordinates 50°40′43.6″N 120°19′47″W / 50.678778°N 120.32972°W / 50.678778; -120.32972Coordinates: 50°40′43.6″N 120°19′47″W / 50.678778°N 120.32972°W / 50.678778; -120.32972
Construction
Structure type 2 storey heritage building
History
Opened 1927
Previous names Canadian National Railway
Via Rail
Services
Preceding station   Rocky Mountaineer   Following station
Terminus
First Passage to the West
toward Calgary
Journey through the Clouds
Terminus
toward Seattle
Coastal Passage
toward Banff
Terminus

Kamloops station is a railway station in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada. It serves as the overnight stopover point for the Rocky Mountaineer train service to Jasper, Banff and Calgary from Vancouver.[1]

The station circa 1927

The station was originally built for Canadian National Railway[2] The station was declared a Heritage Railway Station in 1992.[3] Via Rail trains call at the Kamloops North station, not this station. The station building was restored and houses The Keg restaurant. The Keg no longer uses the building as of summer 2016 [4]

The Kamloops Heritage Railway, offers special excursion steam trains at various times through the year, trains depart from the station with tickets sold from their ticket office at 5-510 Lorne St near the station. [5]

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