Amsterdam (Amtrak station)
The Amsterdam station in October 2014, seen from the shores of the Mohawk River.
|Address||466 West Main Street
(Route 5 West)
Amsterdam, NY 12010
|Platforms||1 side platform|
|Passengers (2013)||10,694 16%|
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.
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. However, there are only three Amtrak trains in each direction daily. Further service passes through the station without stopping.
The station sees multiple daily departures of the following trains:
- Amtrak – Stations – Amsterdam, NY
- Amsterdam Amtrak Station (USA Rail Guide -- Train Web)
- Amsterdam Train Timetable (Empire Service)
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