Newton station (Kansas)

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Newton, KS
Newton Depot.jpg
North side of depot in 2007
Location414 North Main Street
Newton, KS, 67114
Owned byCrossroads Lumber Co., Inc.
Line(s)BNSF Railway La Junta Subdivision
Platforms1 side platform, 1 island platform
Tracks3
Construction
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Station codeNEW
History
Opened1930
Rebuilt2008
Traffic
Passengers (2017)15,828[1]Increase 15.2%
Services
Preceding station   BSicon LOGO Amtrak2.svg Amtrak   Following station
toward Los Angeles
Southwest Chief
toward Chicago
  Former services  
Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe
toward Los Angeles
Main Line
toward Los Angeles
Main Line
Major stations
TerminusNewton – Purcell
toward Purcell
Santa Fe Depot (a.k.a. Newton Station)
Newton station (Kansas) is located in Kansas
Newton station (Kansas)
Newton station (Kansas) is located in the US
Newton station (Kansas)
LocationNewton, Kansas, USA
Coordinates38°02′50″N 97°20′40″W / 38.0471°N 97.3444°W / 38.0471; -97.3444Coordinates: 38°02′50″N 97°20′40″W / 38.0471°N 97.3444°W / 38.0471; -97.3444
Built1929
ArchitectE.H. Harrison & M. R. Stauffer
Architectural styleTudor Revival
NRHP reference #85000735
Added to NRHP1985

Newton is a train station in Newton, Kansas, United States, served by Amtrak's Southwest Chief train. It is the nearest station to Kansas' largest city, Wichita.

History[edit]

The station was originally built in a Tudor Revival style by Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway in 1929, and was modeled after William Shakespeare's house in Stratford-on-Avon.[citation needed] Newton Station was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Amtrak Fact Sheet, FY2017, State of Kansas" (PDF). Amtrak. November 2017. Retrieved 17 December 2017.
  2. ^ Harvey County Listings on the National Register of Historic Places

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