Harpers Ferry Train Station

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Harpers Ferry
Amtrak station
MARC commuter rail station
Harpers Ferry Amtrak Station1.jpg
Harper's Ferry (WV) Amtrak-MARC Station
Station statistics
Address Potomac & Shenandoah Streets
Harpers Ferry, WV 25425
Line(s) Amtrak: MARC:
Connections Local Transit PanTran
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Parking 98 spaces
Other information
Opened 1889
Station code HFY
Traffic
Passengers (2013) 6,287[1] Increase 15% (Amtrak)
Services
Preceding station   BSicon LOGO Amtrak2.svg Amtrak   Following station
toward Chicago
Capitol Limited
MARC
toward Martinsburg
Brunswick Line
  Former services  
Baltimore and Ohio
Main Line
toward Strasburg
Strasburg Branch Terminus
Harpers Ferry Train Station
Harpers Ferry Train Station is located in West Virginia
Harpers Ferry Train Station
Location Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, USA
Coordinates 39°19′28″N 77°43′52″W / 39.32444°N 77.73111°W / 39.32444; -77.73111Coordinates: 39°19′28″N 77°43′52″W / 39.32444°N 77.73111°W / 39.32444; -77.73111
Part of Harpers Ferry Historic District (#79002584)
Added to NRHP 1979[2]

The Harpers Ferry Train Station is a railway station in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, United States. It is currently served by Amtrak's Capitol Limited as well as MARC commuter service. Built by the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, the station is part of the Harpers Ferry Historic District.

It is a wooden frame Victorian style building, dating from 1889. It sits on buried foundations of original Harpers Ferry armory buildings.[3]

In 2007, the station was rededicated following a $2.2 million renovation, which included restoration of the station's tower. [4]

MARC Ridership[edit]

Daily inbound boardings: 92

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Amtrak Fact Sheet, FY2013, State of West Virginia" (PDF). Amtrak. November 2013. Retrieved 3 December 2013. 
  2. ^ Jefferson County Listings on the National Register of Historic Places
  3. ^ Harpers Ferry Planning Commission (November 1, 1978). "National Register of Historic Places Nomination: Harpers Ferry Historic District" (pdf). National Park Service. 
  4. ^ "Harpers Ferry, WV station". Great American Stations. Retrieved 3 October 2014. 

External links[edit]

B&O's Columbian at Harpers Ferry in 1949