Wishram station

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Wishram, WA
Empire Builder at Wishram station, July 1982.jpg
The eastbound Empire Builder at Wishram station in July 1982
Location1 Railroad Avenue, Wishram, Washington
United States
Coordinates45°39′27″N 120°57′59″W / 45.6576°N 120.9664°W / 45.6576; -120.9664Coordinates: 45°39′27″N 120°57′59″W / 45.6576°N 120.9664°W / 45.6576; -120.9664
Owned byBNSF Railway
Line(s)BNSF Railway Fallbridge Subdivision
Platforms1 side platform
Tracks2
Construction
ParkingFree
Other information
Station codeWIH
History
OpenedDecember 15, 1907 (Portland and Seattle Railway)[1]
October 25, 1981[2] (Amtrak)
Traffic
Passengers (2017)1,339[3]Decrease 15.1% (Amtrak)
Services
Preceding station BSicon LOGO Amtrak2.svg Amtrak Following station
Bingen–White Salmon
toward Portland
Empire Builder Pasco
toward Chicago

Wishram is a train station in Wishram, Washington served by Amtrak's Empire Builder line. The station consists of a platform adjacent to a modern, pre-fabricated building that contains BNSF offices. Although Wishram is one of the smallest communities served by Amtrak, it is an important gateway to the scenic recreational opportunities offered by the Columbia River. Amtrak does not provide ticketing nor baggage services at this facility, which is served by two daily trains. The station, parking, track, and platforms are owned by BNSF Railway.[4]

The first passenger trains to serve Wishram began on December 15, 1907 with the opening of the Portland and Seattle Railway.[1]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Portland & Seattle Railway Starts Regular Trains Today". The Spokesman-Review. December 15, 1907. p. 45. Retrieved January 19, 2020 – via Newspapers.com. Free to read
  2. ^ "Amtrak Timetable Changes - Effective October 1, 1981". timetables.org. Amtrak. October 1, 1981. p. 6. Retrieved November 22, 2018.
  3. ^ "Fact sheet: Amtrak in Washington" (PDF). amtrak.com. Amtrak. 2018. Retrieved 18 June 2019.
  4. ^ "Amtrak - Great American Stations". Amtrak. Retrieved 2009-04-23.

External links[edit]

Media related to Wishram station at Wikimedia Commons