Saratoga Springs (Amtrak station)

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Saratoga Springs
Amtrak GE Genesis P42 166 at Saratoga Springs.jpg
Amtrak train #69 at Saratoga Springs
Station statistics
Address 26 Station Lane
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Coordinates 43°04′58″N 73°48′37″W / 43.0829°N 73.8102°W / 43.0829; -73.8102Coordinates: 43°04′58″N 73°48′37″W / 43.0829°N 73.8102°W / 43.0829; -73.8102
Line(s)
Connections CDTA buses NX and 472
Platforms 1 side platform
Tracks 2
Other information
Opened 1956
Rebuilt 2004
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Station code SAR
Owned by CDTA
Traffic
Passengers (2013) 33,139[1] Increase 1.9%
Services
Preceding station   BSicon LOGO Amtrak2.svg Amtrak   Following station
toward Montreal
Adirondack
toward Rutland
Ethan Allen Express
Saratoga and North Creek Railway
One-way operation
Saratoga Flyer Terminus
toward North Creek
Hudson Explorer

Saratoga Springs is a train station owned by the Capital District Transportation Authority and operated by Amtrak in Saratoga Springs, New York. It is situated along the Canadian Pacific Railway.

The current station was built in 1956-1959 by the Delaware & Hudson Railway, as a replacement for an 1880-built structure at another location, which currently serves as a private residence.[2][3] It was rehabilitated in 2004. The 6,400-square-foot (590 m2) passenger area contains a coffee shop/newsstand, murals, an automated teller machine, a visitors information kiosk, outside patio area and benches, and a children’s play area. Part of the original train station is replicated at Disney's Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa.

Service[edit]

Saratoga Springs is served by Amtrak and the Saratoga & North Creek Railway. The following trains serve the station:

Amtrak[edit]

Saratoga and North Creek Railway[edit]

Summer and fall service (Friday–Monday):

  • Hudson Explorer
  • Saratoga Flyer

Winter service (Friday–Sunday):

  • The Polar Express (special seasonal train)
  • The Snow Train

The station is also served by busses operated by the Capital District Transportation Authority.

Saratoga Springs during the D&H era, circa 1930s

 

Notable places nearby[edit]

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