Harpers Ferry station

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Harpers Ferry, WV
Harpers Ferry Amtrak Station1.jpg
Harpers Ferry station
General information
Location120 Potomac Street[1]
Harpers Ferry, West Virginia
United States
Owned byNational Park Service
Line(s)CSX Cumberland Subdivision
Platforms2 side platforms
ConnectionsBus transport PanTran
Parking98 spaces
Other information
Station codeAmtrak: HFY
FY 20214,025[3] (Amtrak)
November 202218 Daily[4] (MARC)
Preceding station BSicon LOGO Amtrak2.svg Amtrak Following station
toward Chicago
Capitol Limited Rockville
Preceding station MARC Following station
towards Martinsburg
Brunswick Line Brunswick
Former services
Preceding station BSicon LOGO Amtrak2.svg Amtrak Following station
Blue Ridge
ended 1986
Duffields Shenandoah
ended 1981
Preceding station Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Following station
toward Chicago
Main Line Brunswick
toward Chicago
Sandy Hook
toward Strasburg
Strasburg Branch Terminus
Harpers Ferry Train Station
Harpers Ferry station is located in West Virginia
Harpers Ferry station
LocationHarpers Ferry, West Virginia, USA
Coordinates39°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 ofHarpers Ferry Historic District (ID79002584)
Added to NRHP1979[5]

Harpers Ferry station is a historic railway station in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. 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.[6]

In 2007, the station was rededicated following a $2.2 million renovation, which included restoration of the station's tower.[7]

Station layout[edit]

The station is not compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Platform level
Side platform
Outbound      Brunswick Line toward Martinsburg (Duffields)
     Capitol Limited toward Chicago (Martinsburg)
Inbound      Capitol Limited toward Washington, D.C. (Rockville)
     Brunswick Line toward Union Station (Brunswick)
Side platform
Street level Exit/entrance, station house, parking

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "MARC Station Information". MTA Maryland. Retrieved May 29, 2020.
  2. ^ "MARC Station Information". Maryland Transit Administration. Retrieved January 30, 2021.
  3. ^ "Amtrak Fact Sheet, Fiscal Year 2021: State of West Virginia" (PDF). Amtrak. August 2022. Retrieved September 27, 2022.
  4. ^ "MARC Brunswick Line Technical Report" (PDF). Maryland Transit Administration. Retrieved February 19, 2023.
  5. ^ "WEST VIRGINIA - Jefferson County". National Register of Historic Places. American Dreams Inc.
  6. ^ Harpers Ferry Planning Commission (November 1, 1978). "National Register of Historic Places Nomination: Harpers Ferry Historic District" (PDF). National Park Service. {{cite journal}}: Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  7. ^ "Harpers Ferry, WV station". Great American Stations. Amtrak. Retrieved October 3, 2014.

External links[edit]

Media related to Harpers Ferry (Amtrak station) at Wikimedia Commons

B&O's Columbian at Harpers Ferry in 1949