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

Rail depot featuring an arcade.

A Warm Welcome:
Temple, Texas

Once slated for demolition, the 1911 depot in the “Wildflower Capital of Texas” was saved through a community-led effort and now houses an Amtrak waiting room and the Temple Railroad & Heritage Museum.

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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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Conceptual rendering of Gray 30th Street Station Main Concourse - a large room lighted by tall windows.

Gray 30th St. Station Redevelopment

A master development partnership will restore the station’s historic fabric, while introducing new amenities, reinvigorating the structure’s retail and commercial potential, improving and expanding office space and enhancing transit and pedestrian traffic flows.

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