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Amtrak - Thompson, UT (TOS)



THOMPSON
UTAH
(TOS)

Note: California Zephyr no longer stops.  Desert Wind discontinued on May 12, 1997.


Station Data:

Address

Frontage Rd & Sego Canyon Rd
Thompson, UT 84540

Map

Location

38.97 N, 109.72 W

Elevation

1573m / 5160ft

Population

39 (Census 2010)

Building

Year built unknown

Condition

Wooden depot still exists

 

Amtrak Trains:

Train Name Route

CALIFORNIA ZEPHYR

[ Chicago, IL - Denver, CO - Salt Lake City, UT - Oakland, CA ]
No longer stops at Thompson

DESERT WIND

[ Chicago, IL - Denver, CO - Las Vegas, NV - Los Angeles, CA ]
Discontinued on May 12, 1997


The flag stop station, Thompson Utah was eliminated in 1997.  At the same time, Desert Wind (Chicago - Las Vegas - Los Angeles) was also discontinued.  Green River Station opened instead of Thompson.  Amtrak Thompson station was located between Green River, UT and Grand Junction, CO on the California Zephyr route.

The last Amtrak timetable showing Thompson Station (issued on November 10, 1996)

(Source: timetables.org 1996 National Railroad Passenger Corporation)



Photo 1 Photo 2

Thompson Station
3 / 10 / 2003

 

Population 39,  Elevation 5,160 ft
3 / 10 / 2003

Photo 3 Photo 4

Inside of the station
3 / 10 / 2003

Sego Canyon Road (Looking North)
3 / 10 / 2003

Photo 5 Photo 6

Looking toward East (Chicago)
3 / 10 / 2003

Looking toward West (Emeryville)
3 / 10 / 2003



Thompson Station with Amtrak Station Board (August 1989)


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