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.

Featured Station

Richmond Main Street Station

A Warm Welcome:
Richmond, Virginia

Located in Shockhoe Bottom, the Renaissance Revival style Main Street Station opened in 1901 and today houses Amtrak, offices and events space. Its ornate, domed clock tower is a city landmark.

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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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Miami station, built of concrete block and glass, surrounded by trees.

“Customer Now” Station Upgrades

Amtrak is pursuing an ambitious $72.5 million program to improve the customer experience at stations across the network in fiscal year 2019 (Oct. 2018-Sept. 2019).

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