Amtrak Operations in Schenectady, NY Move to a Temporary Location

New Station Construction to Begin

The Amtrak station at Schenectady, New York (SDY) will be closed and demolished as part of a New York State Department of Transportation-funded project to construct a new station facility. This comprehensive project involves building demolition, track work, water remediation, platform reconstruction and the construction of a new station. As a result, the following changes will take place:

Starting Wednesday, June 21 through Sunday, June 25, 2017

  • The existing station facilities at 332 Erie Boulevard will remain available to customers.
  • Ticketing and Amtrak Express services will not be available. Customers can make reservations and obtain eTickets at Amtrak.com, using our free mobile apps, or by calling 1-800-USA-RAIL (1-800-872-7245).
  • Amtrak personnel will be available to assist customers checking baggage. Please note that overweight and excess baggage or any baggage requiring a service charge will not be available at the temporary Schenectady facility.
  • Walk-on bicycle reservations must be prepaid before arriving at the station.

Starting Monday, June 26, 2017 until Further Notice

  • Limited station operations will begin at a temporary facility located next door to the existing station at the corner of Liberty Street and Erie Boulevard.
  • Passengers are encouraged to be dropped off and picked up, as limited parking is available.
  • Passengers should plan to arrive no more than 30 minutes before train departure. There is no waiting room at the temporary facility. Restrooms are available.
  • Ticketing and Amtrak Express services will not be available. Customers can make reservations and obtain eTickets at Amtrak.com, using our free mobile apps, or by calling 1-800-USA-RAIL (1-800-872-7245).
  • Amtrak personnel will be available to assist customers checking baggage. Please note that overweight and excess baggage or any baggage requiring a service charge will not be available at the temporary Schenectady facility.
  • Walk-on bicycle reservations must be prepaid before arriving at the station.

Closest Station Offering Ticketing and Full Baggage Services

Passengers who require ticketing and full baggage services can make reservation to board at the Albany-Rensselear station located 18 miles southwest of the temporary facility.

We apologize for any inconvenience you may experience. For reservation and train status information visit Amtrak.com, use our free mobile apps, speak with station personnel or call 1-800-USA-RAIL (1-800-872-7245).

Thank you for choosing Amtrak.

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