Harpers Ferry station

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Harpers Ferry, WV
Harpers Ferry Amtrak Station1.jpg
Harpers Ferry Amtrak–MARC Station
LocationPotomac & Shenandoah Streets
Harpers Ferry, WV 25425
United States
Owned byNational Park Service
Line(s)Cumberland Subdivision
Platforms2 side platforms
Tracks2
ConnectionsLocal Transit PanTran
Construction
Parking98 spaces
Other information
Station codeHFY
History
Opened1889
Traffic
Passengers (2017)8,267[1]Increase 12.3% (Amtrak)
Services
Preceding station BSicon LOGO Amtrak2.svg Amtrak Following station
Martinsburg
toward Chicago
Capitol Limited Rockville
Preceding station MARC Following station
Duffields
towards Martinsburg
Brunswick Line Brunswick
Former services
Preceding station BSicon LOGO Amtrak2.svg Amtrak Following station
Martinsburg
Terminus
Blue Ridge
ended 1986
Brunswick
Duffields Shenandoah
ended 1981
Preceding station Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Following station
Duffields
toward Chicago
Main Line Brunswick
Engle
toward Chicago
Sandy Hook
Millville
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 (#79002584)
Added to NRHP1979[2]

Harpers Ferry station is a 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.[3]

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

Station layout[edit]

G Side platform, doors will open on the right
Outbound      Brunswick Line toward Martinsburg (Duffields)
     Capitol Limited toward Chicago (Martinsburg)
Inbound      Capitol Limited toward Washington, DC (Rockville)
     Brunswick Line toward Union Station (Brunswick)
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Ground level Exit/entrance and parking

Ridership[edit]

MARC (2013): 104

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Amtrak Fact Sheet, FY2017, State of West Virginia" (PDF). Amtrak. November 2017. Retrieved 17 December 2017.
  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. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  4. ^ "Harpers Ferry, WV station". Great American Stations. Retrieved 3 October 2014.

External links[edit]

B&O's Columbian at Harpers Ferry in 1949