Track Train

Amtrak/VIA live map

Click on the Amtrak train of your choice to check its current status. Empire Builder trains are numbers 7, 27, 8, and 28.

Amtrak Status Maps: West

Click on the train number to get its current status as well as status at previous stations. Click on "Options" and then "Status File Archives" to get historical information on the operation of the Empire Builder and all other Amtrak trains.

Train tracking from

Click on any "arrow" on the map which represents Amtrak trains. The Empire Builder route is across America's Northern Tier from Chicago to the West Coast.

Contact Amtrak directly for train status

Or contact Amtrak by phone and use Amtrak's automated agent "Julie" to check the train status: 1-800-872-7245.

Interactive map to get current weather conditions at National Weather Service reporting stations along the Empire Builder route.

Mouse over the desired location to get the current weather.