Apr 23, 2024 - News

A train station upgrade

The Piedmont train arriving at the Durham station. Photo: Zachery Eanes/Axios

The Piedmont train arriving at the Durham Station. Photo: Zachery Eanes/Axios

Amtrak has wrapped up $1.5 million in renovations at the Durham Station, including a range of upgrades to improve the overall passenger experience and make it more accessible for those with disabilities, according to the rail operator.

What to expect: New features at the 601 W. Main St. station include new doors and signage, an automated ingress and egress system, bathroom updates, a new fire alarm system and other accessibility upgrades.

Between the lines: The Amtrak Carolinian and Piedmont trains, which make stops at Durham, provide daily service between Raleigh and Charlotte, with the Carolinian continuing service to New York.

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