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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Sandusky, Ohio, depot

A Warm Welcome:
Sandusky, Ohio

The 1892 depot reflected the city’s stature as a growing Lake Erie port. Today Sandusky is known as “The Roller Coaster Capital of the World” due to popular Cedar Point amusement park.

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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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Birmingham Intermodal Facility

New Birmingham Intermodal Facility

The modern intermodal facility brings together Amtrak, local MAX and intercity buses and shuttles in one convenient downtown location near popular Railroad Park and the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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