Dunsmuir station

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Dunsmuir, CA
Dunsmuir Station.jpg
Location5750 Sacramento Avenue
Dunsmuir, California
Coordinates41°12′40″N 122°16′14″W / 41.2112°N 122.2706°W / 41.2112; -122.2706Coordinates: 41°12′40″N 122°16′14″W / 41.2112°N 122.2706°W / 41.2112; -122.2706
Line(s)
Platforms1 side platform
Tracks2
Construction
Parkingfree
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Station codeDUN
Traffic
Passengers (2015)6,166[1]Increase 4.4% (Amtrak)
Services
Preceding station   BSicon LOGO Amtrak2.svg Amtrak   Following station
toward Los Angeles
Coast Starlight
toward Seattle
Location
Dunsmuir station is located in California
Dunsmuir station
Dunsmuir station
Location within California

The Dunsmuir station is an Amtrak train station in Dunsmuir, California. It is used by Union Pacific Railroad as a crew change point, but is not staffed by Amtrak. Dunsmuir Station is the northernmost Amtrak station in the state of California. The modern station has telephones and restrooms and is maintained by city residents and local rail enthusiasts.

Of the 74 California stations served by Amtrak, Dunsmuir was the 66th-busiest in FY2012, boarding or detraining an average of approximately 15 passengers daily.[2]

Dunsmuir Museum[edit]

In addition to the passenger waiting room, the building houses the Dunsmuir Museum of the Dunsmuir Railroad Depot Historical Society, which has exhibits on local railroad history.[3][4] In 2012, the society became home to the Southern Pacific (SP) Shasta Division archives.[4]

Platforms and tracks[edit]

1  Coast Starlight toward Seattle (Klamath Falls)
 Coast Starlight toward Los Angeles (Redding)
2  Bypass/Freight line No passenger service
3  Sliding track No passenger service

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Amtrak Fact Sheet, FY2015, State of California" (PDF). Amtrak. November 2015. Retrieved 21 January 2016.
  2. ^ "Amtrak Fact Sheet, FY2012, State of California" (PDF). Amtrak. November 2012. Retrieved 2013-05-11.
  3. ^ "Official site". Dunsmuir Railroad Depot Historical Society. Retrieved 3 February 2015.
  4. ^ a b Great American Stations. Accessed 2 February 2013.

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