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Amtrak - Williams Junction, AZ (WMJ)



WILLIAMS JUNCTION
ARIZONA
(WMJ)

Southwest Chief no longer stops at Williams Junction, AZ.  Grand Canyon Railway decided to discontinue its shuttle service between Williams Junction and Grand Canyon Williams Station/Hotel and the service ended on January 1, 2018.

Click HERE to open the Amtrak announcement for the service change (pdf).


Station Data:

Address

Williams Junction
Williams, AZ 86046

Map

Location

35.24 N, 112.13 W

Elevation

2,115 m / 6,940 ft

Population

3,023 (Census 2010)

Building

Platform only

Condition

Platform exists

 

Amtrak Train Information:

Train Name Route

SOUTHWEST CHIEF

[ Chicago, IL - Albuquerque, NM - Los Angeles, CA ]

 

Tourist Railroad:

Name Note

Grand Canyon Railway

Tourist Trains (Steam and Diesel Locomotive)



Visited on December 25, 2017

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Waiting for Williams Jct. Shuttle at Williams Grand Canyon Railway Hotel Lobby

Williams-Williams Jct. Shuttle

at Williams Grand Canyon Railway Hotel

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Amtrak Williams Junction Station

(Looking East)

Amtrak Williams Junction Station

(Looking East)

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Amtrak Williams Junction Station

(Looking West)

Shuttle arrived at Williams Junction

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Passengers waiting for SW Chief #3

Passengers waiting for SW Chief #3

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Platform

Amtrak Station Name Board

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Looking East (Chicago)

Looking West (Los Angeles)

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Southwest Chief #3 is arriving

Southwest Chief #3 at Williams Junction

Visited on May 15, 2001

Photo1 Photo2

Station Entrance

Transfer Station to Grand Canyon Railway

Photo3

Photo 4

Looking East (Chicago)

Looking West (Los Angeles)



Area Map



Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway (ATSF) depot was built in 1961, but the station was closed in 1968 when the Santa Fe discontinued operations on the Grand Canyon line.  The former depot was demolished a short time later.

Amtrak Williams Junction opened in August 1999 and the platform was built by Grand Canyon Railway in order to accommodate Amtrak passengers.  Grand Canyon Railway decided to discontinue its shuttle service between Williams Junction and Grand Canyon Williams Station/Hotel and the service ended on January 1, 2018.

Click HERE to open the Amtrak announcement for the service change (pdf).

Amtrak timetable showing Williams Junction Station (issued on November 5, 2017)

(Source: amtrak.com 2017 National Railroad Passenger Corporation)



Williams Junction Station (1961)

Williams Junction Station (August 1973)

Williams Junction Station (August 1973)

Shuttle Bus to Williams at Amtrak Williams Junction Station (March 2008)




Grand Canyon Railway (Williams, AZ - Grand Canyon, AZ)

Visited on December 24, 2017 (Grand Canyon Station)

Grand Canyon Rwy 01

Grand Canyon Rwy 02

Grand Canyon Station

Station Building (Track side)

Grand Canyon Rwy 03

Grand Canyon Rwy 04

Waiting Area

Station Building (Track side)

Grand Canyon Rwy 05

Grand Canyon Rwy 06

Grand Canyon Station Information

Ticket Office

Grand Canyon Rwy 07

Grand Canyon Rwy 08

Looking West (Williams)

Looking West (Williams)

Grand Canyon Rwy 09

Grand Canyon Rwy 10

Looking East (Dead end)

End of the tracks

Grand Canyon Rwy 11

Grand Canyon Rwy 12

Grand Canyon Railway Train for Williams

Grand Canyon Railway Locomotive

Grand Canyon Rwy 13

Grand Canyon Rwy 14

Coach Car

Cafe Car

Grand Canyon Rwy 15

Grand Canyon Rwy 16

Dome Car

Dome Car

Grand Canyon Rwy 17

Grand Canyon Rwy 18

Coach

Crew Announcement

Grand Canyon Rwy 19

Grand Canyon Rwy 20

Free Shuttle Bus in Grand Canyon Area

Free Shuttle Bus

Grand Canyon Rwy 21

Grand Canyon Rwy 22

Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon

Visited on May 15, 2001 (Williams Station)

Grand Canyon Rwy 1

Grand Canyon Rwy 2

Williams Depot built in 1901

Platform (Looking West)

Grand Canyon Rwy 3

Grand Canyon Rwy 4

Steam Locomotive

Heritage Passenger Cars


~ Williams Station History ~

Williams Station History

Click the photo to enlarge

~ Grand Canyon Station History ~

Grand Canyon Station History

Click the photo to enlarge




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