Cut Bank station

Cut Bank station is a train station in Cut Bank, Montana. It is served by Amtrak's Empire Builder, and is an important regional railway freight yard for BNSF Railway, which operates several grain collection elevators in the yard. The station site is owned by Amtrak,[2][3] while the adjacent yard, trackage and signals are owned by BNSF Railway. The station is less than a mile from Cut Bank Creek gorge, which gives the county seat, station, and yard their names.

Cut Bank, MT
Station viewed from the platform, facing west
Location101 BNSF Industrial Site
Off Central Avenue/MT 213
Cut Bank, MT 59427
Coordinates48.63839°N 112.33153°W / 48.63839; -112.33153
Owned byBNSF Railway
Line(s)BNSF Railway Hi Line Subdivision
Platforms1 side platform
Tracks2
Construction
ParkingYes; free
Other information
Station codeCUT
Traffic
Passengers (2014)2,353[1] 19.4%
Services
Preceding station Amtrak Following station
Browning
toward Seattle or Portland
Empire Builder Shelby
toward Chicago

The city, in conjunction with Amtrak and current track owner BNSF Railway, recently repainted their historic train station into the traditional Great Northern Railway depot colors. The Great Northern was the original owner of the station and tracks.

Notes and references

  1. "Amtrak Fact Sheet, FY2014, State of Montana" (PDF). Amtrak. November 2014. Archived from the original (PDF) on 26 January 2015. Retrieved 23 February 2015.
  2. "Amtrak - Great American Stations". Amtrak. Retrieved 2009-04-23.
  3. Grau, Kara; Bruns-Dubois, Melissa; Nickerson, Norma P. (December 2006). "The Economic Review of the Travel Industry in Montana" (PDF). Institute for Tourism and Recreation Research at the University of Montana. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-12-30. Retrieved 2007-02-01. External link in |publisher= (help)


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