Amtrak Cascades Station

Amtrak Cascades Station

Amtrak Cascades Station

The new Tacoma Amtrak Station will provide a distinctive gateway to the City of Tacoma and the emerging Tacoma Dome District near the western end of the historic Freighthouse Square building.

 

This new station design references the historic and traditional shape of the current, historic building while meeting current standards for seismic, thermal and life safety performance

 

Features:

  • Approximately 7,000 sq. ft., including baggage handling facilities, ticketing and passenger services, and a large passenger waiting room
  • Will replace existing retail spaces with new train station offering frequent rail transit service up and down the west coast, complementing the adjacent Sounder Rail service
  • Efforts will be taken to reclaim and reuse much of the existing building materials as possible

Construction is to start in June of 2016 with completion scheduled for 2017.