WILMINGTON, Del. – The Amtrak Wilmington Station located at 100 South French Street, opened to the public following extensive renovation work.
“Amtrak is excited to open this renovated historic facility that will offer passengers increased amenities and a great travel experience,” said Amtrak Board of Directors Member Bert Di Clemente. “As America’s Railroad, we continue to look for ways to improve our services and increase our customer satisfaction. Amtrak is very thankful to all our partners and the workers that made this project possible and to our customers for their patience throughout this process.”
The renovation project will continue through the winter, and provides passengers with a more comfortable and convenient station that features a larger concourse, safety improvements and a new passenger information display system. In addition, the renovation includes track and platform improvements and enhancements to the station’s accessibility to people with disabilities.
Funding for the renovation project has been provided by Amtrak ($5.7 million), American Recovery and Reinvestment Act ($20 million), the Delaware Department of Transportation ($2 million) and the Delaware Congressional Delegation through the SAFETEALU Transportation bill and appropriations bills ($10 million).