Niagara Falls inks deal with Amtrak for new Transportation Center

(Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster)

NIAGARA FALLS, NY (WIVB) – Mayor Paul Dyster announced that the City of Niagara Falls was able to come to terms with Amtrak on a lease deal for space at the new Niagara Falls Transportation Center.

The new Falls station is the first new rail station to open in the state in more than a decade.

As part of the agreement, Amtrak will be leasing 29,360 square feet, or 63% of the 46,430 square foot, two-story station within the Niagara Falls Intermodal Transportation Center.

The deal  reportedly strikes a balance between maintenance and operational costs shared by the city.

The new $43 million dollar station will also house an Underground Railroad Museum and retail space. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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