Claremont station (New Hampshire)

Claremont is a train station in Claremont, New Hampshire served by Amtrak, the U.S. national railroad passenger system. The station was originally opened in 1920 by the Boston and Maine Railroad as Claremont Junction.[2] It not only has parking for bicycles, but actually doubles as a bicycle sales and repair shop called Claremont Cycle Depot. Claremont is the only active Amtrak station in western New Hampshire and is presently served by Amtrak's daily Vermonter service.

Claremont
Claremont station, August 2001.jpg
Claremont station in August 2001
LocationPlains Rd and Maple Ave
Claremont, New Hampshire
Coordinates43°22′09″N 72°22′40″W / 43.36911°N 72.37764°W / 43.36911; -72.37764Coordinates: 43°22′09″N 72°22′40″W / 43.36911°N 72.37764°W / 43.36911; -72.37764
Owned byClaremont Cycle Depot
Line(s)New England Central Railroad
Platforms1 side platform
Tracks2
Construction
ParkingYes
Bicycle facilitiesYes; Bicycle Shop
Other information
Station codeCLA
History
Opened1920
Traffic
Passengers (2017)2,560[1]Increase 3.48%
Services
Preceding station BSicon LOGO Amtrak2.svg Amtrak Following station
Bellows Falls Vermonter Windsor
toward St. Albans
Former services
Preceding station Central Vermont Railway Following station
Charlestown
toward New London
Main Line Windsor
toward St. Johns
The Claremont Station a year after it was built.
Claremont Junction station in 1921

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Amtrak Fact Sheet, FY2017, State of New Hampshire" (PDF). Amtrak. November 2017.
  2. ^ Existing Railroad Stations in Sullivan County, New Hampshire

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