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Passenger Rail Station

Passenger Rail Station rendering

Links: Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation

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Project Description: This project will construct a 3,500 square foot station for intercity passenger rail. The building will have a ticket counter, a waiting room and toilet facilities. The platform will be 725 feet long and partially covered with canopies.

The train service will be provided by Amtrak on rail line in Norfolk belonging to Norfolk Southern. The train will have an engine and 7 passenger cars. Norfolk Southern is making improvements to the tracks and building the passenger platform.

The station will be close to the Harbor Park light rail station. Hampton Roads Transit will provide connecting bus service as well. Additionally, private taxis and shuttles will be available in the parking lot.

Project Status: Complete

Project Cost: $3,000,000

Completion Date: Fall 2013

Project Coordinator: Bob Jackson

Neighborhoods Affected:Harbor Park

Location: Harbor Park

Planning Districts Design Architect/Engineer Construction Contractor Sponsoring Department/Contact

Harbor Park

Michael Baker Corporation

A.R. Chesson Construction