Rugby station (North Dakota)

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Rugby, ND
Rugby Amtrak station.jpg
The Amtrak station in Rugby with a Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway freight train in the station.
Location201 West Dewey Street
Rugby, ND, 58368
Coordinates48°22′11″N 99°59′52″W / 48.3697°N 99.9977°W / 48.3697; -99.9977Coordinates: 48°22′11″N 99°59′52″W / 48.3697°N 99.9977°W / 48.3697; -99.9977
Owned byBNSF Railway
Line(s)BNSF Railway Devils Lake Subdivision
Platforms1 side platform
ParkingYes; free
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Station codeRUG
Passengers (2018)4,102[1]Increase 1.86%
Preceding station BSicon LOGO Amtrak2.svg Amtrak Following station
toward Seattle or Portland
Empire Builder Devils Lake
toward Chicago
Great Northern Passenger Depot
Rugby station (North Dakota) is located in North Dakota
Rugby station (North Dakota)
Rugby station (North Dakota) is located in the United States
Rugby station (North Dakota)
LocationRugby, North Dakota
ArchitectGreat Northern Railway and Samuel L. Bartlett
Architectural styleTudor Revival
NRHP reference #91001466[2]
Added to NRHPSeptember 26, 1991[3]

Rugby is a train station in Rugby, North Dakota served by Amtrak's Empire Builder line. The station was built in 1907 as the Great Northern Passenger Depot. In 1987 a local Lions Club chapter was among the groups involved in a restoration project for the station.[4] The former Great Northern Depot was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on September 26, 1991.[2]

Rugby is served daily by Amtrak's Empire Builder. The platform, tracks, and station are all owned by BNSF Railway.


  1. ^ "Amtrak Fact Sheet, FY2018, State of North Dakota" (PDF). Amtrak. June 2019. Retrieved 30 December 2019.
  2. ^ a b Pierce County Listings at the National Register of Historic Places
  3. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  4. ^ Rugby, North Dakota; Great American Stations (Amtrak)

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