Hastings, NE (HAS)
The city was founded in 1872 at the junction of two rail lines and was named for Colonel D. T. Hastings of the St. Joseph and Grand Island Railroad.
501 West First Street
Hastings, NE 68901
Annual Station Ridership (2016): 5,104
- Facility Ownership: Midland Corporation
- Parking Lot Ownership: Midland Corporation
- Platform Ownership: BNSF Railway
- Track Ownership: BNSF Railway
For information about Amtrak fares and schedules, please call 1-800-USA-RAIL (1-800-872-7245).
This depot, designed by Thomas Rogers Kimball in the Spanish Colonial Revival style, was built in 1902. It was renovated in 1966, and the exterior and interior were again refurbished in 2000. In recognition of its historic significance to the community, the building was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978. Amtrak occupies part of the space and commercial tenants lease the remainder.
Hastings was founded in 1872 at the junction of the Burlington and Missouri River and the St. Joseph and Denver City railways. The city was named for Colonel D. T. Hastings of the St. Joseph and Grand Island Railroad. Hastings has the distinction of being the birthplace of Kool-Aid. The Central Hastings Historic District is comprised of 30 city blocks and contains over 300 buildings and the Alexander Park.
Amtrak does not provide ticketing or baggage services at this station, which is served by two daily trains.
Station Building (with waiting room)
- 3 Short Term Parking Spaces
Number of spaces available for Amtrak passengers to park for the day only, not overnight. Parking fees may apply.
- Accessible Payphones
- Accessible Platform
Accessible platform is a barrier-free path from the drop-off area outside the station to the station platform.
- Accessible Restrooms
- Accessible Ticket Office
- Accessible Waiting Room
- Accessible Water Fountain
- Baggage Storage
Baggage storage is an area where passengers may store their bags, equivalent to "left luggage" in Europe. A storage fee may apply.
- Bike Boxes
- Checked Baggage
- Dedicated Parking
- Enclosed Waiting Area
- Help With Luggage
- High Platform
A high platform is a platform at the level of the vestibule of the train, with the exception of Superliners.
Self-service lockers are available in select stations for passenger baggage storage.
- Long-term Parking Spaces
Number of spaces available for Amtrak passengers to park overnight. Parking fees may apply.
- Parking Attendant
- Pay Phones
- Shipping Boxes
- Ski Bags
- Wheelchair Lift
Wheelchair lift is a platform-mounted lift for loading passengers from low platforms onto trains that do not have onboard ramps.
For passengers who cannot walk far or at all, we offer a wheelchair to move the passengers around within the station. At some stations this may be a battery-powered people mover. The wheelchair or other types of movers must not leave the station or be moved onto the train.