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Amtrak - Empire Builder



EMPIRE BUILDER
Chicago, IL - Seattle, WA (2205 miles)
Chicago, IL - Portland, OR
(2255 miles)

 

Train Data:

Route

Chicago, IL - Seattle, WA
Chicago, IL - Portland, OR

Route Map

Distance

2205 miles (Chicago - Seattle)
2255 miles (Chicago - Portland)

Operation

Daily

Time

45h 10m (Chicago - Seattle)
45
h 0m (Chicago - Portland)

Train Set

Superliner

Cars

Sleeper, Coach, Dinner, Sightseer Lounge

 

Station Information:

Stops State Time Distance

Elevation

Notes

Chicago

IL CT

0 mi

182 m

METRA

Glenview

IL CT

17 mi

198 m

METRA

(Sturtevant)

WI CT

63 mi

222 m

Not stop.

(Milwaukee Airport)

WI CT

78 mi

179 m

Not stop.

Milwaukee

WI CT

85 mi

179 m

 

Columbus

WI CT

150 mi

259 m

 

Portage

WI CT

178 mi

244 m

 

Wisconsin Dells

WI CT

195 mi

274 m

 

Tomah

WI CT

240 mi

296 m

 

La Crosse

WI CT

281 mi

198 m

 

Winona

MN CT

308 mi

200 m

 

Red Wing

MN CT

371 mi

225 m

 

St. Paul

MN CT

418 mi

265 m

Minneapolis

St. Cloud

MN CT

486 mi

313 m

 

Staples

MN CT

552 mi

389 m

 

Detroit Lakes

MN CT

614 mi

416 m

 

Fargo

ND CT

662 mi

274 m

 

Grand Forks

ND CT

737 mi

254 m

 

Devils Lake

ND CT

822 mi

450 m

 

Rugby

ND CT

879 mi

472 m

 

Minot

ND CT

940 mi

474 m

 

Stanley

ND CT

994 mi

686 m

 

Williston

ND CT

1061 mi

574 m

 

Wolf Point

MT MT

1168 mi

610 m

 

Glasgow

MT MT

1217 mi

637 m

 

Malta

MT MT

1283 mi

687 m

 

Havre

MT MT

1370 mi

759 m

 

Shelby

MT MT

1475 mi

1008 m

 

Cut Bank

MT MT

1499 mi

1143 m

 

Browning

MT MT

1532 mi

1359 m

Closed in Summer

East Glacier Park

MT MT

1547 mi

1462 m

Closed in Winter

Essex

MT MT

1576 mi

1177 m

Glacier National Park / Flag Stop

West Glacier

MT MT

1603 mi

980 m

Glacier National Park

Whitefish

MT MT

1626 mi

923 m

 

Libby

MT MT

1728 mi

631 m

 

Sandpoint

ID PT

1813 mi

637 m

 

Spokane

WA PT

1879 mi

587 m

 

Ephrata

WA PT

1998 mi

387 m

 

Wenatchee

WA PT

2050 mi

197 m

 

Leavenworth

WA PT

32072 mi

373 m

Opened on September 25, 2009

Everett

WA PT

2171 mi

24 m

Sounder

Edmonds

WA PT

2188 mi

2 m

Sounder

Seattle

WA PT

2205 mi

2 m

Sounder

Spokane

WA PT

1879 mi

587 m

 

Pasco

WA PT

2025 mi

117 m

 

Wishram

WA PT

2150 mi

53 m

 

Bingen

WA PT

2180 mi

45 m

 White Salmon

Vancouver

WA PT

2245 mi

45 m

 

Portland

OR PT

2255 mi

15 m

 
Note: Empire Builder does not stop the stations in parentheses (  ).
Only Amtrak Stations are listed, but Commuter Rails' stations are not.


Photo 1 Photo 2

Empire Builder #28 at Portland, OR (2003)

Empire Builder #7 at Seattle, WA (2003)

Photo 01 Photo 02

Empire Builder #8 / #28 at Essex, MT (2007)

Empire Builder #8 / #28 at Essex, MT (2007)

Photo 03

Photo 04

Empire Builder #8 / #28 at Essex, MT (2007)

Empire Builder #8 / #28 at Essex, MT (2007)



Eastbound Empire Builder at Wishram Station (July 1982)



Media by McCann

 

~ Actual Train Consists - Empire Builder Car Numbers ~

June 26, 2003: Train #7

 

June 26, 2003: Train #28

at Seattle, WA

at Portland, OR

↑ Seattle, WA     ↑ Chicago, IL    
P42 Locomotive   72 P42 Locomotive   78
P42 Locomotive   70 P42 Locomotive   63

Baggage

  1754

Sightseer Lounge

  33021
Transition Sleeper   39010 Coach   34001
Sleeper   32025 Coach   34095
Sleeper   32109 Sleeper (OK)   32104
Dining Car   38000 60' Express Box Car   71222
Coach   34008      
Coach   34026

*All Passenger cars are Superliner I and II (except Dome Car).

Dome Car (Puget Sound)   800732

 


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