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Amtrak - Emporia, KS (EMP)



EMPORIA
KANSAS
(EMP)

Note: Southwest Chief has no longer stopped at Emporia, KS since 1996


Station Data:

Address

3rd Avenue and Neosho Street
Emporia, KS
64658

Map

Location

38.40 N, 96.19 W

Elevation

347m / 1140ft

Population

24,916 (Census 2010)

Building

Brick, Built in 1884

Condition

Burned on August 9, 1999 and demolished thereafter

 

Amtrak Train:

Train Name Route

SOUTHWEST CHIEF

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

Southwest Chief no longer stops at Emporia, KS



Emporia depot was vacated in 1990 due to elimination of crew change.  Since then, Amtrak Southwest Chief had used a bus stop type shelter until 1996.  The depot was burned on August 9, 1999 and demolished thereafter.

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

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



Visited in August 2015 (View from Eastbound Train)

Photo 1 Photo 2

West of Emporia Station
8 / 9 / 2015

West of Emporia Station
8 / 9 / 2015

Photo 3 Photo 4

West of Emporia Station
8 / 9 / 2015

Location of the former station (many bricks)
8 / 9 / 2015

Photo 5 Photo 6

East of Emporia Station
8 / 9 / 2015

East of Emporia Station
8 / 9 / 2015



Emporia Station burned on August 9, 1999, then demolished (August 1978)

Emporia Station (September 1983)

Amtrak Train at Emporia Station (December 1983)

Emporia Station (March 1986)



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