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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A Warm Welcome:
Albany, Oregon

Located at the confluence of the Calapooia and Willamette rivers, Albany is named after the New York state capital. Constructed for the Southern Pacific Railroad in 1909, the depot was purchased by the city in 2003 and subsequently renovated to include a clock tower and landscaped plaza.

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Tools You Can Use

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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Latest News

Amtrak Expands Into Moynihan Train Hall

The $1.6 billion, 255,000 square foot Moynihan Train Hall now houses the main Amtrak and LIRR boarding concourse. Combined with recent improvements to New York Penn Station, the Moynihan Train Hall will relieve crowding, improve passenger comfort and security, and offer an enhanced facility to better serve Amtrak and commuter rail customers.

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