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30th Street Station, Philadelphia

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Landmark · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
30th Street Station, officially William H. Gray III 30th Street Station, is an intermodal transit station in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is the metropolitan area's main railroad station, and is a major stop on Amtrak's Northeast and Keystone corridors. It doubles as a major commuter rail station; it is served by all Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) Regional Rail lines, and is the western terminus for NJ Transit's Atlantic City Line. It is also served by several SEPTA city and suburban buses, as well as buses operated by NJ Transit and intercity operators.

The station, which served more than 4 million inter-city rail passengers in 2018, is Amtrak's third-busiest, after Penn Station in Manhattan and Union Station in Washington, D.C., and North America's 12th-busiest train station overall.
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  • The size of the ceilings inside this Greek-Roman behemoth is depth defying. They are massive, could fit giants inside no doubt. Arriving to Philly by bus or by train, this is the most frequent end...  more »
  • A beautiful train station, well laid out. Easy to navigate. Lots of interesting lounging areas outside the station. Very charming.  more »

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