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Amtrak - Sparks, NV (SPR)



SPARKS
NEVADA
(SPR)

Note: California Zephyr no longer stops at Sparks, NV. 


Station Data:

Address

Union Pacific Railroad Yard
Sparks, NV 89431

Map

Location

39.54 N, 119.75 W

Elevation

1,347 m / 4,420 ft

Population

90,264 (Census 2010)

Building

Wood, Year built unknown

Condition

Used for UP Office

 

Amtrak Train:

Train Name Route

CALIFORNIA ZEPHYR

[ Chicago, IL - Denver, CO - Salt Lake City, UT - Emeryville, CA ]



Visited on June 28, 2003

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Station Building

Platform Side

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Tower

Located just east of Nugget Hotel

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Looking East (Chicago)

Looking West (Emeryville)

Visited on December 17, 2001

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Sparks Station (Platform Side)

Looking East (Chicago)

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Looking West (Emeryville)

 



Amtrak Sparks, NV train station was closed in 2009.  Amtrak Thruway service (bus) still stops at Sparks, but the bus stop is located at the Nugget Hotel, not the former Amtrak train station at the Union Pacific yard.

The last Amtrak timetable showing Sparks train station (issued on October 27, 2008)

(Source: timetables.org 2008 National Railroad Passenger Corporation)

California Zephrye no longer stops at Sparks, NV (issued on May 11, 2009)

(Source: timetables.org 2009 National Railroad Passenger Corporation)



San Francisco Zephyr at Sparks Station (February 1975)

San Francisco Zephyr at Sparks Station (April 1976)

California Zephyr at Sparks Station (July 1992)




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