Hudson (Amtrak station)
East elevation and south profile of station, 2008
|Address||69 South Front Street
Hudson, NY 12534
|Platforms||2 island platforms|
|Passengers (2013)||174,968 4.6%|
The Hudson Amtrak Station is a train station in Hudson, New York. Originally built in 1874 by the New York Central Railroad, it is the oldest continuously operated station in the state. Besides the Water Level Route, Hudson was also the terminus of the former Boston and Albany Railroad Hudson Branch, as well as another branch leading to Nieverville Station on the B&A Main Line.
Today, Hudson station serves a total of four different Amtrak trains, all of which have a southern terminus at Pennsylvania Station in New York City. They consist of the Adirondack, from Montreal, Quebec, Canada, the Empire Service from Niagara Falls, New York, the Ethan Allen Express from Rutland, VT, the Maple Leaf from Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and until April 4, 2009, southbound Lake Shore Limited trains from Chicago (no northbound trains).
Notable places nearby
- "Amtrak Fact Sheet, FY2013, State of New York" (PDF). Amtrak. November 2013. Retrieved 3 December 2013.
- Railroads from Albany to Connecticut; B&A Hudson Branch
- Amtrak – Stations – Hudson, NY
- Hudson Amtrak Station (USA Rail Guide – Train Web)
- Existing Railroad Stations in New York State
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