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Portland Union Station
Station Data
Year Opened 1896
Current Rail Services Amtrak
Transit Connections MAX Green/Yellow Lines
Platforms 3
Tracks 5
Former Rail Services Northern Pacific, Great Northern, SP&S, Union Pacific, Southern Pacific

This station first opened in 1896 by the Northern Pacific Terminal Company. Before Amtrak, The Southern Pacific, Union Pacific and Burlington Northern operated the station. In 1987 the Portland Development Commission took over the station leading to a full restoration in 1996 and reconfiguration in 2004.

Currently the station is served by Amtrak trains: Coast Starlight, Empire Builder and several Cascades. Nearby is the MAX Green/Yellow Light Rail lines, Greyhound bus terminal and Portland Transit Mall.

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Portland Union Station clock tower with the "Go By Train" Neon. (1/2/10) Exterior view (9/5/10)
Exterior view (10/30/11) Exterior view (9/5/10)
 Exterior view (10/30/11) Exterior view (9/5/10)
 Exterior view from the Steel Bridge (9/5/10) Tracks and platforms. There used to be more tracks to the right. (1/2/10)  
Platforms (10/19/13) Waiting room(10/30/11)
Waiting room(10/19/13)  Waiting room(10/30/11)

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