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Amtrak - Washington, DC (WAS)



WASHINGTON
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
(WAS)

 

Station Data:

Address

50 Massachusetts Avenue NE
Washington, DC 20002

Map

Location

38.90 N, 77.01 W

Elevation

15 m / 50 ft

Population

601,723 (Census 2010)

Staff

Staffed

Open Hours

4:30am - 10:00pm  Daily

Building

Stone, Built in 1907

Ridership

5,013,991 (FY2012)
2nd busiest station in Amtrak system

 

Amtrak Trains:

Train Name Route

ACELA EXPRESS

[ Boston, MA - New York, NY - Philadelphia, PA - Washington, DC ]

CAPITOL LIMITED

[ Washington, DC - Pittsburgh, PA - Cleveland, OH - Chicago, IL ]

CARDINAL

[ New York, NY - Cincinnati, OH - Indianapolis, IN - Chicago, IL ]

CAROLINIAN

[ New York, NY - Washington, DC - Raleigh, NC - Charlotte, NC ]

CRESCENT

[ New York, NY - Charlotte, NC - Atlanta, GA - New Orleans, LA ]

PALMETTO

[ New York, NY - Washington, DC - Florence, SC - Savannah, GA ]

NE REGIONAL

[ Boston, MA - New York, NY - Newport News/Norfolk/Roanoke, VA ]

SILVER METEOR

[ New York, NY - Florence, SC - Orlando, FL - Miami, FL ]

SILVER STAR

[ New York, NY - Columbia, SC - Orlando, FL - Tampa, FL - Miami, FL ]

VERMONTER

[ St. Albans, VT - Springfield, MA - New York, NY - Washington, DC ]

 

Urban Railroad Information

Name

Category

MTA - Maryland Transit Administration

Commuter Train (MARC)

VRE - Virginia Railway Express

Commuter Train

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority

Subway (METRO)

DC Streetcar

Streetcar

Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD)

People Mover



Visited on December 2, 2017

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Washington Union Station

Entrance

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Looking South to see United States Capitol

Main Hall

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Event Hall

To Trains

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Amtrak Ticket Counter

Club Acela (Lounge)

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Amtrak Waiting Area

Gate to Trains

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Amtrak Customer Services

Rental Car Counter

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Shopping Area

Greyhound Bus Terminal (Upper level)

Visited on August 29, 2008

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Washington Union Station

Washington Union Station

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Union Station built in 1907

Entrance

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Entrance Area

Entrance Area

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Main Hall Entrance

Main Hall

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Statues in Main Hall

Entrance to Tickets and Trains

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Amtrak Ticket Counter

Stairways

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Red Cap Service and Baggage Claim

Waiting Area

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Shopping Mall

MARC Commuter Trains

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Platform

Platform

Visited in May 1, 2003

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Union Station

Union Station

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Station built in 1907

Entrance

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Main Hall

Waiting Area

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Amtrak Ticket Counter

Stairways

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Food Court

Looking North

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Platform (Looking North)

MARC Commuter Train



AEM-7 #923 Locomotive at Washington, DC Union Station (September 1986)



Washington DC Streetcar - Visited December 2017

Service began in February 2016

Streetcar 1

Streetcar 2

Streetcar 3

Streetcar 4

Streetcar 5

Streetcar 6

Streetcar 7

Streetcar 8

Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) - AeroTrain and Shuttle

AeroTrain 1

AeroTrain 2

AeroTrain 3

AeroTrain 4

AeroTrain 5

AeroTrain 6

Shuttle 1

Shuttle 2




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