Havre (Amtrak station)


Havre (Amtrak station)

Infobox Station
style=Amtrak
name=Havre



image_size=275
image_caption=Great Northern Railway locomotive #2584 and the sculpture, "U.S.—Canada Friendship"
address=235 Main Street Havre, MT 59501
line=rail color box|system=Amtrak|line=Empire Builder
platform=
parking=Yes; free
passengers=16,836
pass_year=2007
pass_percent=-0.8
opened=1907
rebuilt=1953
ADA=Yes
code=HAV
owned=BNSF Railway
zone=
baggage_check=Yes

Havre, Montana is a station, re-fueling, and service stop for the Amtrak "Empire Builder" in Havre, Montana. The station is the second busiest Amtrak station in Montana, calculated by passenger boardings and detrainings, behind only Whitefish, Montana. The station, platform, and parking are owned by BNSF Railway. [cite web |title= Amtrak - Great American Stations |publisher=Amtrak |date= |url= http://www.greatamericanstations.com/stationinfo/mt-havre/ |format= |accessdate=2007-02-01] [cite web |last=Grau |first=Kara
coauthors=Bruns-Dubois, Melissa; Nickerson, Norma P. |title= The Economic Review of the Travel Industry in Montana |publisher= [http://www.itrr.umt.edu Institute for Tourism and Recreation Research at the University of Montana] |date= December 2006 |url= http://www.itrr.umt.edu/ecorev/Economicreview2006.pdf |format= PDF |accessdate= 2007-02-01
]

On static display, next to the station, is Great Northern Railway steam locomotive #2584, a 4-8-4 S-2 "Northern" Class. Nearby is a sculpture representing "U.S. – Canada Friendship" and a statue of James J. Hill, the man for whom the "Empire Builder" is named and the developer of the Great Northern Railway.

Notes and references

External links

* [http://www.greatamericanstations.com/stationinfo/mt-havre/ Havre(HAV) Station, Great American Stations website]
* [http://www.trainweb.org/usarail/havre.htm Havre Amtrak Station (USA Rail Guide -- Train Web)]
* [http://subwaynut.com/amtrak/havre/index.html Harve, Montana Amtrak Station (The SubwayNut)]


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