Honoring Your Community's History

America's rail stations have witnessed history unfold and played host to some of our nation's most difficult and proudest moments. Stations are pieces of our country's history and treasures not to be lost or forgotten.

 

Spur Economic Development

Renovated train stations have the potential to spark greater economic development in the heart of their communities. Station improvements offer a return on investment for years to come.

 

Cultural Space & Museums

Grand train stations, often centrally located and built of fine materials richly embellished, now offer unique opportunities for renewal in cities and towns where prime real estate is scarce.

Help Build Great American Stations

There are dozens of reasons to invest in your local train station.

Get help with your station project from Amtrak experts now and discover the possibilities in your community today.

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Front facade of Boston South Station

A Warm Welcome:
Boston South Station

One of three Amtrak stations serving central Boston, South Station is the northern terminus of the busy Northeast Corridor; locals and tourists alike know the building for its gently curving facade and eagle-topped clock.

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Tools You Can Use

Amtrak’s Station Planning Guidelines

The Station Program and Planning Guidelines have been developed to assist communities and planners in the planning, design, construction, rehabilitation and redevelopment of Amtrak-served facilities.

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30th Street Station from the southeast.

Award for 30th Street Station District Plan

District Plan receives the 2017 Institute Honor Award for Regional and Urban Design from the American Institute of Architects; project selected from more than 500 submissions from around the world.

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