Get Boarding Gate Notifications in the Amtrak App
Avoid the crowds — get gate and track notifications for this station right on your phone. Just download the Amtrak app and make sure "Trip Updates & Status" is enabled in the settings. Boarding gates are usually posted 15 minutes prior to a train's departure.
Lactation Suite Available at This Station
A lactation suite for nursing mothers is available at Washington - Union Station in the East Concourse near the women's restrooms and vending machines.
The 5-foot by 9-foot, ADA-compliant pod is designed for individual use, but can fit more than one person, as well as mothers traveling with babies and other children. It's self-contained, with comfortable benches, a fold-down table, an electrical outlet for plugging in a breast pump, and a door that can be locked for privacy.