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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White River Jct, Vt., depot - 2018

A Warm Welcome: White River Jct., Vt.

The town has been a crossing point for vital water, road and rail routes for two centuries. Atop the depot’s cupola, a weathervane features a small engine and tender steaming into the wind.

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Tools You Can Use

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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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A crowd gathers for the dedication of the new Marks, Miss., station.

Marks Added As City Of New Orleans Stop

The establishment of the new station was a project nearly two decades in the making, part of a local effort to improve travel options for residents of the northern Mississippi Delta and encourage tourism in the area, which is known for its Civil Rights and musical heritage.

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