Fort Morgan, CO (FMG)
Fort Morgan was established as a military outpost by the federal government in 1864 to protect travelers using the Overland Trail; the present city was founded two decades later.
South Ensign Street and Main Street
Fort Morgan, CO 80701
Annual Station Ridership (2016): 3,539
- Facility Ownership: BNSF Railway
- Parking Lot Ownership: BNSF Railway
- Platform Ownership: BNSF Railway
- Track Ownership: BNSF Railway
For information about Amtrak fares and schedules, please call 1-800-USA-RAIL (1-800-872-7245).
The Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad built the one-story brick and stucco Fort Morgan depot in the 1920s. In its day it was said to have been constructed for beauty as well as service. Most of the interior is original, and the waiting room was recently painted.
The original Fort Morgan was built as a military outpost by the federal government in 1864. The troops stationed at the fort acted as a deterrent to large Indian attacks in the area and they protected stagecoaches and pioneers traveling the Overland Trail. The threat passed by 1870, and the fort was dismantled. The fort had been named in honor of Colonel Christopher A. Morgan and the name became permanent when the city of Fort Morgan was founded in 1884. The town grew in the 20th century with some oil discoveries. Glenn Miller, the big band leader, formed his first band in this city.
Amtrak does not provide ticketing or baggage services at this facility, which is served by two daily trains.
Station Building (with waiting room)
- 10 Short Term Parking Spaces
Number of spaces available for Amtrak passengers to park for the day only, not overnight. Parking fees may apply.
- Accessible Payphones
- Accessible Platform
Accessible platform is a barrier-free path from the drop-off area outside the station to the station platform.
- Accessible Restrooms
- Accessible Ticket Office
- Accessible Waiting Room
- Accessible Water Fountain
- Baggage Storage
Baggage storage is an area where passengers may store their bags, equivalent to "left luggage" in Europe. A storage fee may apply.
- Bike Boxes
- Checked Baggage
- Dedicated Parking
- Enclosed Waiting Area
- Help With Luggage
- High Platform
A high platform is a platform at the level of the vestibule of the train, with the exception of Superliners.
Self-service lockers are available in select stations for passenger baggage storage.
- Long-term Parking Spaces
Number of spaces available for Amtrak passengers to park overnight. Parking fees may apply.
- Parking Attendant
- Pay Phones
- Shipping Boxes
- Ski Bags
- Wheelchair Lift
Wheelchair lift is a platform-mounted lift for loading passengers from low platforms onto trains that do not have onboard ramps.
For passengers who cannot walk far or at all, we offer a wheelchair to move the passengers around within the station. At some stations this may be a battery-powered people mover. The wheelchair or other types of movers must not leave the station or be moved onto the train.