Elko, NV (ELK)

Established in 1868 with the arrival of the Central Pacific Railroad, the town was named after the herds of elk once common to the region.

Elko NV station

1300 Water Street (Train 5)
1301 Sharps Access Road (Train 6)
Elko, NV 89801

Station Hours

Annual Ticket Revenue (FY 2023): $441,609
Annual Station Ridership (FY 2023): 6,172
  • Facility Ownership: Union Pacific Railroad
  • Parking Lot Ownership: Union Pacific Railroad, City of Elko
  • Platform Ownership: Union Pacific Railroad
  • Track Ownership: Union Pacific Railroad

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The stop in Elko consists of eastbound and westbound shelters located on the platforms.

This area was originally inhabited by Native Americans and was a stop on the pioneers’ route to the west. The town of Elko was established in 1868 with the arrival of the Central Pacific Railroad. It was named after the herds of elk which once lived in the area.

Today, Elko has begun modernizing the city while striving to maintain its old charm. It is home to the Western Folklife Center, a regional nonprofit organization that works to expand understanding of the culture of people living in the West. Elko also has a Hollywood connection, as Bing Crosby once owned a ranch in the area.

Platform with Shelter


  • ATM not available
  • No elevator
  • No payphones
  • No Quik-Trak kiosks
  • No Restrooms
  • Unaccompanied child travel not allowed
  • No vending machines
  • No WiFi
  • Arrive at least 30 minutes prior to departure
  • Indicates an accessible service.


  • Amtrak Express shipping not available
  • No checked baggage service
  • No checked baggage storage
  • Bike boxes not available
  • No baggage carts
  • Ski bags not available
  • No bag storage
  • Shipping boxes not available
  • No baggage assistance


  • Same-day parking is available for free
  • Overnight parking is available for free
  • Indicates an accessible service.


  • No payphones
  • Accessible platform
  • No accessible restrooms
  • No accessible ticket office
  • No accessible waiting room
  • No accessible water fountain
  • Same-day, accessible parking is available for free
  • Overnight, accessible parking is available for free
  • No high platform
  • No wheelchair
  • Wheelchair lift available


Station Waiting Room Hours
No station waiting room hours at this location.
Ticket Office Hours
No ticket office at this location.
Passenger Assistance Hours
No passenger assistance service at this location.
Checked Baggage Service
No checked baggage at this location.
Parking Hours
No parking at this location.
Quik-Track Kiosk Hours
No Quik-Trak kiosks at this location.
Lounge Hours
No lounge at this location.
Amtrak Express Hours
No Amtrak Express at this location.