World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Huntington (Amtrak station)

Article Id: WHEBN0009922419
Reproduction Date:

Title: Huntington (Amtrak station)  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Huntington Station, Charleston, West Virginia (Amtrak station), Hun (disambiguation), WikiProject Spam/LinkSearch/, Huntington, West Virginia
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia

Huntington (Amtrak station)

Amtrak station
The Amtrak station at Huntington.
Location 1050 8th Avenue
Huntington, WV 25701
Owned by CSX Transportation
Platforms 1 side platforms
Tracks 2
Connections Tri-State Transit Authority
Parking Yes
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code HUN
Opened 1983
Passengers (2013) 11,186[1] 4.7%
Preceding station   Amtrak   Following station
toward Chicago
toward New York City

The Huntington Amtrak station is an Amtrak station in Huntington, West Virginia. Located at 1050 8th Avenue, the station consists of a platform on the south side of the east-west tracks, a small parking lot, and a small building in between. The station contains a waiting room and ticket office. Huntington is served by the Cardinal route. The one story building was constructed to a standard design that Amtrak developed in the 1970s and used at locations throughout the country for the next two decades. Typical features included at Huntington are concrete block walls, floor to ceiling windows and a black, cantilevered roof. [2]

Transit Connections

Huntington station is located six blocks south and two blocks west of the Tri-State Transit Authority Transit Center. Most TTA bus routes and the Greyhound Bus stop at that station. For closer connections, riders can take advantage of TTA Routes 2, 4, 5, 6, 10, which pass two blocks of the station at 4th Avenue. Those connections are not always practical under current Cardinal schedule. The passengers who arrive on the eastbound train from Chicago can easily transfer to any route that serves the Transit Center, most bus routes don't start running until the train departs. Except for the few PM routes, most TTA routes stop running hours before the westbound train arrives, limiting options for any passengers who are either boarding or disembarking from the train.


  1. ^ "Amtrak Fact Sheet, FY2013, State of West Virginia" (PDF).  
  2. ^ "The Amtrak Standard Stations Program". Amtrak History & Archives. 4 March 2013. Retrieved 3 October 2014. 

External links

Media related to at Wikimedia Commons

  • Amtrak – Stations – Huntington, WV
  • Huntington Amtrak Station (USA Rail Guide -- Train Web)
  • Huntington, WV (HUN) (Amtrak's Great American Stations)
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.