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Amtrak - Akron, CO



AKRON
COLORADO

Note:  Amtrak Service to Akron, CO ended in 1987


Station Data:

Address

11 Adams Street
Akron
, CO 80720

Map

Location

40.16 N, 103.21 W

Elevation

1420m / 4660ft

Population

1,702 (Census 2010)

Building

Burlington Northern Depot

Condition

BN Depot still exists

 

Amtrak Train:

Train Name Route

CALIFORNIA ZEPHYR

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

DESERT WIND

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

PIONEER

[ Chicago, IL - Denver, CO - Portland, OR - Seattle, WA ]
Discontinued on May 11, 1997



Amtrak Service to Akron, CO ended in 1987.  Until then, California Zephyr, Desert Wind and Pioneer stopped the station.  Amtrak Akron station was located between McCook, NE and Fort Morgan, CO (just 34 miles east of Fort Morgan).

 

The last Amtrak timetable showing Akron, CO Station (issued on October 26, 1986)

(Source: timetables.org 1986 National Railroad Passenger Corporation)

Amtrak Akron Station, Former CB&Q Depot - Platform Side (September 1981)


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