Amsterdam (Amtrak station)

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Amtrak station
Amsterdam Station.jpg
The Amsterdam station in October 2014, seen from the shores of the Mohawk River.
Station statistics
Address 466 West Main Street
(Route 5 West)
Amsterdam, NY 12010
Coordinates 42°57′13″N 74°13′10″W / 42.95361°N 74.21944°W / 42.95361; -74.21944Coordinates: 42°57′13″N 74°13′10″W / 42.95361°N 74.21944°W / 42.95361; -74.21944
Platforms 1 side platform
Tracks 2
Parking Yes; free
Baggage check No
Other information
Station code AMS
Passengers (2013) 10,694[1] Increase 16%
Preceding station   BSicon LOGO Amtrak2.svg Amtrak   Following station
Empire Service
toward Toronto
Maple Leaf
  Former services  
New York Central Railroad
toward Chicago
Water Level Route

The Amsterdam Amtrak station (AMS) is an Amtrak train station in Amsterdam, New York. It is located at 466 West Main Street on the West end of the city and is also a popular railfanning location on the busy CSX Chicago Line, which sees 70–80 freight trains per day. However, there are only three Amtrak trains in each direction daily. Further service passes through the station without stopping. While the station is located along the Mohawk River, maps have mistakenly shown the location as being next to a park along the river near the Erie Canal Lock #11.


The station sees multiple daily departures of the following trains:


  1. ^ "Amtrak Fact Sheet, FY2013, State of New York" (PDF). Amtrak. November 2013. Retrieved 3 December 2013. 

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