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Amtrak - Vancouver, WA (VAN)



VANCOUVER
WASHINGTON
(VAN)

 

Station Data:

Address

Foot of West 11th Street
Vancouver, WA 98660

Location

45.63 N, 122.69 W

Elevation

45m / 148ft

Population

161,791 (Census 2010)

Staff

Staffed

Open Hours

8:15am - 8:45pm  Daily

Building

Wood, Built in 1908

Ridership

99,001 (FY2011)

 

Amtrak Train Information:

Train Name Route

CASCADES

[ Vancouver, BC - Seattle, WA - Portland, OR - Eugene, OR ]

COAST STARLIGHT

[ Seattle, WA - Portland, OR - Sacramento, CA - Los Angeles, CA ]

EMPIRE BUILDER

[ Seattle, WA - St. Paul / Minneapolis, MN - Chicago, IL ]



Visited in August 2010

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West Side View
8 / 19 / 2010

Old Amtrak Logo Station Name Board
8 / 19 / 2010

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North Side View
8 / 19 / 2010

East Side View
8 / 19 / 2010

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Looking toward East
8 / 19 / 2010

Waiting Area
8 / 19 / 2010

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Looking toward South (Los Angeles)
8 / 19 / 2010

Looking toward North (Seattle)
8 / 19 / 2010

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Looking toward East (Chicago)
8 / 19 / 2010

Looking toward South (Los Angeles)
8 / 19 / 2010

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Whole Station View (Looking South)
8 / 19 / 2010

11th Street (Looking East)
8 / 19 / 2010

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Tank cars parked in front of Amtrak Station
8 / 19 / 2010

BNSF Office (near the Amtrak station)
8 / 19 / 2010

Visited in June 2003

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West Side View
6 / 26 / 2003

West Side View
6 / 26 / 2003

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Entrance
6 / 26 / 2003

East Side View
6 / 26 / 2003

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Ticket Counter and Waiting Area
6 / 26 / 2003

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6 / 26 / 2003

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Looking toward North (Seattle)
6 / 26 / 2003

Looking toward South (Los Angeles)
6 / 26 / 2003

Visited in August 2001

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Station Building
8 / 20 / 2001

Looking toward East (Chicago)
8 / 20 / 2001

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Looking toward South (Los Angeles)
8 / 20 / 2001

The bridge is now open
8 / 20 / 2001

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For Amtrak passengers, Amtrak Taxi Connector Voucher between Vancouver Station and Bus Terminal (Downtown) is available.  The voucher is redeemable for one-way travel between C-TRAN's 7th Street Transit Center and the Vancouver Amtrak Station.  Please ask Amtrak Staff for more detail.

Looking toward North (Seattle)
8 / 20 / 2001

 

October 2003  Pictures courtesy of Mr. Steve Relei

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1. An Amtrak Talgo Cascades train comes off the BNSF Bridge over the Columbia River and prepares to make a brief stop at the Vancouver, WA, depot before continuing north to Seattle.

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2. An Amtrak Talgo Cascades train makes a brief stop at the Vancouver, WA, depot, in this photo looking northward, before continuing on to Seattle.

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3. Looking from the south part of the station platform, the BNSF railroad bridge over the Columbia River is open for river traffic. The bridge must be realigned to allow trains to cross again.



Vancouver Station (March 1977)



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