Table 4-5: Top 50 Amtrak Stations by Number of Passengers Handled1: 2008 and 2009

Table 4-5: Top 50 Amtrak Stations by Number of Passengers Handled1: 2008 and 2009

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Station Fiscal Year 2008 Fiscal Year 2009
Rank Number of passengers Rank Number of passengers
New York City (Penn Station), NY 1 8,739,345 1 7,832,874
Washington, DC 2 4,489,955 2 4,278,930
Philadelphia 30th St., PA 3 3,968,278 3 3,675,761
Chicago, IL 4 3,104,151 4 3,080,564
Los Angeles, CA 5 1,582,364 5 1,475,920
Boston-South Station, MA 6 1,393,691 6 1,287,615
Sacramento, CA 7 1,146,308 7 1,109,351
Baltimore, MD 8 1,020,304 8 932,827
San Diego, CA 9 912,096 9 731,394
Albany-Rensselaer, NY 10 830,740 10 723,913
Wilmington, DE 11 731,539 11 664,429
New Haven, CT 12 705,458 12 661,656
Newark, NJ 13 679,279 13 630,939
Irvine, CA 14 669,405 14 629,748
Portland, OR 18 598,633 15 618,131
Baltimore-Washington Intl. Airport, MD 15 644,640 16 617,349
Seattle, WA 16 617,067 17 615,735
Providence, RI 17 608,417 18 582,296
Milwaukee, WI 19 565,009 19 553,475
Harrisburg, PA 21 527,056 20 539,167
Emeryville, CA 20 528,203 21 520,969
Lancaster, PA 22 484,102 22 492,629
Davis, CA 23 451,995 23 434,779
Fullerton, CA 26 443,953 24 417,649
Trenton, NJ 24 451,090 25 411,869
Solana Beach, CA 25 448,081 26 411,687
Boston-North, MA 29 414,835 27 403,203
Boston Back Bay, MA 28 424,605 28 398,240
Bakersfield, CA 27 427,087 29 395,254
Martinez, CA 32 398,683 30 394,814
Metropark, NJ 30 406,287 31 369,477
Route 128, MA 31 404,908 32 366,649
Oakland, CA 33 379,580 33 347,538
Stamford, CT 34 368,918 34 337,674
Anaheim, CA 35 357,906 35 335,562
Fresno, CA 36 335,298 36 334,966
Oceanside, CA 37 325,877 37 303,546
Richmond, CA 38 306,657 38 282,357
St. Louis, MO 41 271,997 39 278,778
Santa Barbara, CA 39 294,968 40 262,774
Richmond (Staples Mill), VA 40 275,479 41 256,006
Lorton, VA (Auto Train) 43 234,839 42 232,955
Sanford, FL (Auto Train) 43 234,839 42 232,955
San Juan Capistrano, CA 42 263,945 44 224,924
Stockton (San Joaquin St.), CA 46 226,311 45 223,268
San Jose, CA 45 228,564 46 206,971
Bloomington, IL 49 180,589 47 192,682
Hanford, CA 48 184,930 48 182,446
New Carrollton, MD 47 203,449 49 179,344
Springfield, IL 56 157,540 50 170,550
Top 50 stations, total   43,666,613   40,844,589
United States, all stations   57,109,215   54,126,339
Top 50 stations as percent of U.S. total   76.5   75.5

1 Includes the number of boarding and alighting passengers (on & off the train).

NOTES: Amtrak's fiscal year ends on September 30. The ranking is based on the 2009 data. The total for the top 50 stations in 2008 is not the sum of details in this table since some of the 2008 top 50 stations are not in the top 50 list in 2009.

SOURCE: National Passenger Railroad Corporation (Amtrak), News & Media, State Fact Sheets, available at http://www.amtrak.com/servlet/ContentServer?c=Page&pagename=am%2FLayout&cid=1246041980432 as of Apr. 14, 2010.