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

Winnemucca, Nev., station, 2013.

A Warm Welcome:
Winnemucca, Nevada

Settled in the 1830s as a camp for beaver trappers, Winnemucca is widely known for its annual Tri-County Fair and Rodeo where spectators delight in the cowboys’ skills and daring tricks.

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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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Amtrak PSSA 2017 Winners

Amtrak Recognizes Station Advocates

Amtrak recently recognized three station advocates with its annual “Champion of the Rails” award, which honors non-Amtrak employees who have worked to promote and improve intercity passenger rail service.

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