Petersburg station

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Petersburg, VA
Petersburg VA Amtrak station 1.jpg
Current station building
Location 3516 South Street
Ettrick, VA 23803
United States
Coordinates 37°14′31″N 77°25′43″W / 37.2419°N 77.4287°W / 37.2419; -77.4287Coordinates: 37°14′31″N 77°25′43″W / 37.2419°N 77.4287°W / 37.2419; -77.4287
Owned by CSX Transportation
Operated by Amtrak
Platforms 1 island and 1 side platform
Tracks 2
Parking Yes; free
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code PTB
Opened 1955
Passengers (2017) 30,801 annually[1]Increase 2.47%
Preceding station   BSicon LOGO Amtrak2.svg Amtrak   Following station
Northeast Regional
toward Boston South
toward Charlotte
toward New York
toward Savannah
toward Miami
Silver Meteor
Silver Star
  Former services  
Atlantic Coast Line Railroad
Main Line

Petersburg is an Amtrak railroad station located at 3516 South Street in Ettrick, Virginia just outside the city of Petersburg. The station was built in 1955 by the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad (ACL) and is near Virginia State University and Rogers Stadium.

A replacement station has been proposed at a site nearby in Colonial Heights. [2]

In the 1970s Amtrak also served Union Station in Petersburg.


See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Amtrak Fact Sheet, FY2017, Commonwealth of Virginia" (PDF). Amtrak Government Affairs. November 2017. Retrieved 29 December 2017.
  2. ^ "Feds propose moving Amtrak station out of Ettrick". The Progress-Index. May 17, 2017. Retrieved August 30, 2017.

External links[edit]

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