|Location||500 Depot Street|
|Owned by||Stumptown Historical Society|
|Line(s)||Hi Line Subdivision BNSF|
|Platforms||1 side platform|
|Parking||20 short term and 40 long term parking spaces|
|Passengers (2017)||57,093 4.1%|
Great Northern Railway Passenger and Freight Depot and Division Office
A trackside view of the depot.
|Architect||Thomas D'Arcy McMahon|
|Architectural style||Tudor Revival|
|NRHP reference #||02000766|
|Added to NRHP||July 11, 2002|
Whitefish station is a stop on Amtrak's Empire Builder in Whitefish, Montana. In addition to the Empire Builder, a once-daily Greyhound Express bus service also links the station to Kalispell and Missoula (schedule 0101 northbound/0100 southbound). A car rental agency operates a window within the station. The station and parking lot are owned by the Stumptown Historical Society. BNSF Railway leases office space on the second floor of the station and owns the platform and track.
The Tudor Revival station building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2002 and is known therein as the Great Northern Railway Passenger and Freight Depot and Division Office or as the Whitefish Depot.
Of the 12 Montana stations served by Amtrak, Whitefish is by far the busiest, boarding or detraining an average of about 170 passengers daily. Whitefish typically handles more than four times as many passengers as the next-busiest Montana station, which varies from year to year between East Glacier Park, Havre, and Shelby. It is the busiest station stop between the Pacific Ocean and Midway Station in St. Paul, Minnesota on the Empire Builder route.
As per latest Amtrak schedule, the Empire Builder stops at the station for 20 minutes. Whitefish marks the western end of the BNSF's Hi Line Subdivision and the eastern end of the Kootenai River Subdivision.
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