Ontario station (Amtrak)

Ontario is a train station in Ontario, California, served by Amtrak, the national railroad passenger system in the United States. This station is situated along Union Pacific's Alhambra Subdivision connecting to LAUPT and points East towards New Orleans. There is a thrice-weekly service provided in each direction by the Sunset Limited and the Texas Eagle. The station consists of a covered, open-air pavilion built by the city in 1991.[2]

Ontario, CA
Ontario Amtrak station.jpg
The waiting pavilion at Ontario station
Location198 East Emporia Street
Ontario, California 91764
United States
Coordinates34°03′42″N 117°38′59″W / 34.0617°N 117.6496°W / 34.0617; -117.6496Coordinates: 34°03′42″N 117°38′59″W / 34.0617°N 117.6496°W / 34.0617; -117.6496
Line(s)Union Pacific Railroad
Platforms1 side platform
Tracks2
Other information
Station codeONA
History
Rebuilt1991
Passengers
20184,655[1]Increase 1.75% (Amtrak)
Services
Preceding station BSicon LOGO Amtrak2.svg Amtrak Following station
Pomona Sunset Limited Palm Springs
Texas Eagle Palm Springs
toward Chicago
Previous services
Preceding station Southern Pacific Railroad Following station
Pomona Sunset Route Colton
Location

Of the 74 California stations served by Amtrak, Ontario was the 67th-busiest in fiscal year 2012, boarding or detraining an average of approximately 14.2 passengers daily (though the station does not receive daily service).[3]

Ontario railroads in 1919 — the modern stop is located at the former Southern Pacific station (top center).

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Amtrak Fact Sheet, FY2018, State of California" (PDF). Amtrak. June 2019. Retrieved December 30, 2019.
  2. ^ "Ontario, CA (ONA)". Great American Stations. Amtrak. Retrieved February 13, 2013.
  3. ^ "Amtrak Fact Sheet, FY2012, State of California" (PDF). Amtrak. November 2012. Retrieved August 2, 2013.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Ontario (Amtrak station) at Wikimedia Commons