Amtrak Advances Washington Union Station 2nd Century Plan - TransDominion Express


Amtrak Advances Washington Union Station 2nd Century Plan

Concourse renovation will increase passenger capacity, modernize station

WASHINGTON – Amtrak is advancing a near-term comprehensive renovation of Washington Union Station’s intercity and commuter rail concourse, which will add approximately 20,000 square feet of new passenger space – nearly doubling the concourse’s current capacity.

Design is underway to upgrade passenger amenities including new restrooms, boarding gates, seating and a ClubAcela lounge. The design will also include new architectural features and natural light elements to enliven the space for travelers. The result will be a vastly reconfigured, modernized and unified concourse that will improve the passenger experience by providing better accessibility, circulation, wayfinding and multimodal connectivity.  Amtrak today unveiled two conceptual renderings of the renovation.

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