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A Joyful Homecoming

Whistle blaring, the eastbound Niagara Rainbow - the first Amtrak train to serve Niagara Falls, New York - was greeted by the cheers of more than 500 residents.

A Joyful Homecoming

Shared Memories

Generous donations to the Amtrak Archives help round out our collection and demonstrate the public’s sustained interest in America’s Railroad.

Shared Memories

Journey into Autumn

Numerous Amtrak trains, particularly in the Northeast, offer stunning views of fall foliage right outside the window.

Journey into Autumn

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A Closer Look: Gaining Amtrak Service

Through a partnership with the State of New York, Amtrak restored passenger rail service to the city of Niagara Falls on October 29, 1978, following a 17 year absence.

Growing the Archives, Piece by Piece

In addition to our diverse corporate holdings, the Amtrak Archives includes generous donations from former employees and the public. Many of these items come with colorful backstories.

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Train Stop

Visit our Traveling Exhibit Train!

Amtrak Exhibit Train

Upcoming stops include:


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