La Junta station
|Location||1 West First Street
La Junta, CO 81050
|Platforms||1 side platform, 1 island platform|
|Passengers (2016)||7,080 2.4%|
The La Junta station is a train station in La Junta, Colorado served by Amtrak. Amtrak's Southwest Chief trains 3 & 4 stop here for 10–15 minutes. Westbound trains are scheduled to arrive at 8:15 AM and depart at 8:30 AM, while the eastbound trains arrive at 7:30 PM and depart at 7:41 PM (all times Mountain Time Zone). There are no facilities at the station itself beyond a toilet and beverage vending machine. La Junta was a major point along the Santa Fe Railroad, as a branch line to Pueblo and Denver started from here.
La Junta Station was originally built in 1955 as a replacement for the former Harvey House. The freight house, which was part of the previous station was spared from being demolished and now serves as a Purina feed mill.
- Media related to La Junta (Amtrak station) at Wikimedia Commons
- Amtrak – Stations – La Junta, CO
- La Junta, Colorado; Great American Stations (Amtrak)
- La Junta Amtrak Station USA Rail Guide -- TrainWeb)
- La Junta Station (Surviving Santa Fe Depots)
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