Hinton station (West Virginia)
|Location||Maple Avenue at Second Avenue|
Hinton, WV 25951
|Platforms||1 side platform|
|Passengers (2013)||8,897 1.8%|
Hinton is an Amtrak station in Hinton, West Virginia, served by the Cardinal. The station is a former Chesapeake and Ohio Railway depot, and is located in the Hinton Historic District. Constructed in 1905, the brick building includes wood canopies supported by heavy brackets featuring a wood-fan pattern trim.
A December, 2007, fire damaged the building, but it reopened a short time later following repairs. The depot is currently undergoing a $1.5 million series of phased repairs and renovations. Work in the early phases included installation of a new slate roof, re-pointing of the brickwork and repairs to the windows and decorative woodwork. A new concrete platform with tactile edging was also installed.
Due to a bend in the adjacent New River, eastbound trains actually head southwest when passing the station (and vice versa).
- "Amtrak Fact Sheet, FY2013, State of West Virginia" (PDF). Amtrak. November 2013. Retrieved 3 December 2013.
- "Hinton, WV Station". Great American Stations. Retrieved 3 October 2014.
- Media related to Hinton (Amtrak station) at Wikimedia Commons
- Hinton Amtrak Station at Train Web
- Hinton Amtrak Station at UrbanUp
- Hinton, WV (HIN) (Amtrak's Great American Stations)
- Hinton, WV – Amtrak
- Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. WV-43-A, "Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad, Hinton Depot, Along New River near Greenbriar River, Hinton, Summers County, WV", 2 measured drawings
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