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.


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.


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:
Sedalia, Missouri

Sedalia is home to the Missouri State Fair — a popular stop for well-known musicians. The renovated 1886 depot, now an intermodal transportation center, is located north of downtown and a half dozen blocks west of the popular Katy Trail State Park, a 225-mile hiker-biker path that follows an abandoned railroad right-of-way.

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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

Station Upgrades Celebrated In South Shore, Kentucky

Amtrak, working with the City of South Shore, advanced a series of accessibility design and construction improvements that included a new platform, heated shelter building, ramp, signage, lighting, passenger drop off aisle, and upgrades to the parking lot.

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