White River JunctionEdit profile
White River Junction is a passenger train station in White River Junction, Vermont, served by Amtrak's Vermonter. It is also used by the Green Mountain Railroad for passenger excursion trains to Thetford and the Montshire Museum of Science in Norwich, Vermont. Originally, it was built in 1937 as a union station that served the Boston and Maine Railroad, Central Vermont Railway, and Rutland Railroad.
The station is also the home of the New England Transportation Institute and Museum, which prominently features a sheltered display of Boston and Maine Railroad #494, a historic steam locomotive. The station's historic building is a contributing property in the White River Junction Historic District, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Of the eleven Vermont stations served by Amtrak, White River Junction was the second busiest in FY2010, boarding or detraining an average of approximately 45 passengers daily.