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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Las Vegas, N.M., depot

A Warm Welcome:
Las Vegas, N.M.

Backdrop to numerous western-themed movies and television shows, the 1899 depot anchors the town’s historic Railroad District, which also includes La Castañeda, a former Harvey House turned hotel. Following a rehabilitation in the early 2000s, the depot serves as an intermodal center and visitors bureau.

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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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Latest News

Man and woman standing next to a silver loving cup in a wood display case.

“Moffat Cup” Goes on Display in Denver

Denverites recently gathered at the city’s Union Station to unveil a silver loving cup presented in 1904 to David H. Moffat, who drove a railroad west across the Rockies; Amtrak customers aboard the California Zephyr and Winter Park Express still delight in the line’s scenic beauty.

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