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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Main facade of Lancaster, Pa., station.

A Warm Welcome:
Lancaster, Pa.

A popular stop on the Keystone Service, Lancaster station is also the gateway to beautiful Amish Country. A renovation completed a few years ago ensures the building is ready to serve future generations.

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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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View of the skylight in the Chicago Union Station Great Hall.

Chicago Great Hall Project Completed

Following a $22 million Amtrak-funded project, the renewed Great Hall has been painted in its original colors and is made brighter by a restored skylight and improved lighting accenting the impressive space.

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