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Amtrak - Roanoke, VA (RNK)



ROANOKE
VIRGINIA
(RNK)

Note: Amtrak Roanoke, VA reopened on October 31, 2017


Station Data:

Address

55 Norfolk Avenue SW
Roanoke, VA 24011

Map

Location

37.2732 N, 79.9414 W

Elevation

283 m / 930 ft

Population

97,032 (Census 2010)

Staff

Unstaffed

Building

No station building

Ridership

No data

 

Amtrak Train:

Train Name

Route

NE REGIONAL

[ Boston, MA - New York, NY - Charlottesville, VA - Roanoke, VA ]

HILLTOPPER

[ Boston, MA - Richmond, VA - Roanoke, VA - Tri-State Station, KY ]
Hilltopper was discontinued on October 1, 1979

MOUNTAINEER

[ Chicago, IL - Cincinnati, OH - Roanoke, VA - Norfolk, VA ]
Mountaineer was discontinued on June 1, 1977


Amtrak Northeast Regional Now Serves Roanoke:

The Amtrak Northeast Regional serves the city of Roanoke, VA. (RNK), beginning October 31, 2017.  The train stops in downtown Roanoke at a newly-constructed passenger platform with a canopy located at 55 Norfolk Ave., SW. Public parking facilities are available adjacent to the Roanoke station stop.

(Source - "Amtrak Media Center" Amtrak Northeast Regional Now Serves Roanoke)



Visited on December 2, 2017

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Roanoke Amtrak Information Board

Slope

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Platform (Looking East)

Platform (Looking West)

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Platform

In front of the station (Looking West)

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In front of the station (Looking East)

Norfolk Avenue (Looking West)

Visited on December 3, 2017

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Amtrak Station Information Board

Parking (Looking South)

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Platform (Looking West)

Platform (Looking East)

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Looking West

Looking East (Boston)

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Greyhound Bus Terminal near Station

Downtown near Station (Jefferson Street)

Roanoke Norfolk & Western (N&W) Station - Visited in December 2017

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Former N&W Station

N&W Station is used for Museum

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Roanoke N&W Station

"NORFOLK AND WESTERN RAILWAY"

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Platform Side

Platform Side

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Looking East

Looking West



Roanoke Norfolk & Western Station (September 1972)

Amtrak did not use the N&W Station.

Amtrak Mountaineer at Roanoke Station (April 1976)

Former Amtrak Roanoke Station was located at 330 Shenandoah Avenue.

Amtrak Mountaineer at Roanoke Station (May 1977)

Former Amtrak Roanoke Station was located at 330 Shenandoah Avenue.




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