100 Mineral Avenue Libby, MT 59923
- Annual Station Revenue (2013)
- Annual Station Ridership (2013)
|Facility Ownership||BNSF Railway|
|Parking Lot Ownership||BNSF Railway|
|Platform Ownership||BNSF Railway|
|Track Ownership||BNSF Railway|
|10 Short Term Parking Spaces||Accessible Payphones||Accessible Platform|
|Accessible Waiting Room||Dedicated Parking||Enclosed Waiting Area|
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The Libby station is constructed of wood siding and has an unpaved entrance roadway. The BNSF Railway utilizes part of the station as a storage/staging area.
In 2012, Amtrak improved the station by installing a 550-foot long concrete platform, walkway ramp, wheel-chair lift enclosure, platform lighting and handicap parking stalls.
In 1890, the railroad made the preliminary surveys for its path and negotiations for rights-of-way were made, determining the location of the town. The early speculators surveyed and plotted 40 acres into city lots and hired men to clear the timber so that streets and buildings could be built. The first train, hauling passengers and freight, arrived in Libby on May 3, 1892.
The railroad was a significant factor in changing the course for Libby and settling of the west, allowing the easy, economical access that was needed for many more people to come to the area to live and work.
Amtrak does not provide ticketing or baggage services at this facility. A caretaker opens and closes the station.
The Libby station is served daily by two trains.