Table 4-5: Top 50 Amtrak Stations by Number of Passengers Handled1: 2007 and 2008

Table 4-5: Top 50 Amtrak Stations by Number of Passengers Handled1: 2007 and 2008

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Station Fiscal Year 2007 Fiscal Year 2008
Rank Number of passengers Rank Number of passengers
New York City (Penn Station), NY 1 8,027,976 1 8,739,345
Washington, DC 2 4,108,569 2 4,489,955
Philadelphia 30th St., PA 3 3,674,255 3 3,968,278
Chicago, IL 4 2,774,651 4 3,104,151
Los Angeles, CA 5 1,464,289 5 1,582,364
Boston-South Station, MA 6 1,154,178 6 1,393,691
Sacramento, CA 8 970,939 7 1,146,308
Baltimore, MD 7 977,379 8 1,020,304
San Diego, CA 9 867,456 9 912,096
Albany-Rensselaer, NY 10 774,458 10 830,740
Wilmington, DE 11 704,387 11 731,539
New Haven, CT 12 640,281 12 705,458
Newark, NJ 13 625,853 13 679,279
Irvine, CA 14 623,292 14 669,405
Baltimore-Washington Intl. Airport, MD 15 587,845 15 644,640
Seattle, WA 16 584,753 16 617,067
Providence, RI 17 565,701 17 608,417
Portland, OR 18 532,645 18 598,633
Milwaukee, WI 20 471,752 19 565,009
Emeryville, CA 19 482,777 20 528,203
Harrisburg, PA 21 464,924 21 527,056
Lancaster, PA 24 420,524 22 484,102
Davis, CA 26 401,138 23 451,995
Trenton, NJ 25 418,112 24 451,090
Solana Beach, CA 23 424,789 25 448,081
Fullerton, CA 22 425,469 26 443,953
Bakersfield, CA 30 370,783 27 427,087
Boston Back Bay, MA 32 345,970 28 424,605
Boston-North, MA 35 319,648 29 414,835
Metropark, NJ 27 380,912 30 406,287
Route 128, MA 29 375,838 31 404,908
Martinez, CA 28 380,477 32 398,683
Oakland, CA 31 348,493 33 379,580
Stamford, CT 33 339,932 34 368,918
Anaheim, CA 34 332,125 35 357,906
Fresno, CA 37 278,985 36 335,298
Oceanside, CA 36 296,053 37 325,877
Richmond, CA 41 230,996 38 306,657
Santa Barbara, CA 38 264,840 39 294,968
Richmond (Staples Mill), VA 40 234,670 40 275,479
St. Louis, MO 42 219,593 41 271,997
San Juan Capistrano, CA 39 259,876 42 263,945
Lorton, VA (Auto Train) 43 217,822 43 234,839
Sanford, FL (Auto Train) 43 217,822 43 234,839
San Jose, CA 47 188,498 45 228,564
Stockton (San Joaquin St.), CA 46 192,193 46 226,311
New Carrollton, MD 45 204,008 47 203,449
Hanford, CA 51 154,988 48 184,930
Bloomington, IL 52 151,376 49 180,589
Santa Ana, CA 48 165,972 50 174,903
Top 50 stations, total   39,656,485   43,666,613
United States, all stations   51,359,069   57,109,215
Top 50 stations as percent of U.S. total   77.2   76.5

1 Includes the number of boarding and alighting passengers (on & off the train). The numbers in this table are not comparable to those reported in earlier editions of State Transportation Statistics report due to the addition of the number of alighting passengers.

NOTES: Amtrak's fiscal year ends on September 30. The ranking is based on the 2008 data. The total for the top 50 stations in 2007 is not the sum of details in this table since some of the 2007 top 50 stations are not in the top 50 list in 2008.

SOURCE: Amtrak, News & Media, State Fact Sheets, available at http://www.amtrak.com/servlet/ContentServer?pagename=Amtrak/PressRoom as of Jan. 14, 2009.