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Union Station Holiday Extravaganza and 22nd Annual Norwegian Tree Lighting Ceremony – A Huge Success!

The Union Station holiday extravaganza and annual Norwegian tree lighting ceremony, which took place on Thursday, November 29th, was a smashing success. In continuation of a 22-year tradition, the Royal Norwegian Embassy, on behalf of the citizens of Norway, presented a holiday tree to the people of Washington, DC. This generous gift symbolizes gratitude for the […]

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Union Station Parking Garage Participating in the Children’s National Bears Fundraising Campaign

USRC is happy to announce that until December 31st the Union Station Parking Garage is hosting two Children’s National bears for their end-of-year campaign. The bears, which are located at the top left of the escalators upon entry to the Bus Deck from the station and in the Bus Deck waiting room, will light up […]

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Union Station Holiday Extravaganza and 22nd Annual Norwegian Tree Lighting Ceremony

The holiday season is upon us once again. So, what better way to kick off the festivities than to attend the Union Station holiday extravaganza and annual Norwegian tree lighting ceremony at 6:00 pm on Thursday, November 29th? In continuation of a 22-year tradition, the Royal Norwegian Embassy, on behalf of the citizens of Norway, […]

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NOTICE: November 15, 2018 Closures at Union Station

The Main and West Halls will be closed to the public from Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 12:00 pm until Friday, November 16th at 5:00 am. Please refer to signage to find alternative ways to navigate the station. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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NOTICE: November 13 to 16, 2018 Closures at Union Station

The East Hall will be closed to the public from Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 7:00 pm until Friday, November 16th at 5:00 am. Additionally, the Main Hall will close to the public on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 9:00 pm and will reopen on Thursday, November 15th at 5:30 am. Please refer to signage […]

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NOTICE: October 30th Private Event at Union Station

Due to a private event, the following closures will occur on Tuesday, October 30, 2018: • The East Hall will be closed to the public all day. • The Main Hall, West Hall, and DC Lottery will close at 3:00 pm. All spaces and retailers affected by the closures will reopen and resume regular operations […]

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Union Station – One of the 20 Best Places to Visit in the United States

USRC is happy to announce that Union Station was included in a Social Post list of the 20 best places to visit in the United States. Look for #3 at https://www.socialpost.news/lifestyle/20-best-places-visit-usa/. (Photo Credit: Colin Winterbottom)

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30th Anniversary Celebration – A Huge Success!

On September 28, 2018, there was a celebration at Union Station to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the 1988 grand reopening after the 1980s restoration. People coming through the Main Hall were treated to: • a LEGO® model of the station and the railyard, complete with moving trains; • a Stuart-Hobson Middle School choir concert; • […]

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30th Anniversary Celebration of Union Station’s Reopening

September 28, 2018 marks the 30th anniversary of the reopening of Union Station following the 1980s restoration. USRC, Union Station Investco, and Special Events at Union Station are working together to put on a small celebration. All day long, thanks to some members of the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area LEGO® Train Club (WamaLTC), passersby will […]

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Union Station Bus Deck Recognized at the 2018 AIA|DC Chapter Design Awards

The winners of the 2018 AIA|DC Chapter Design Awards have been announced. These awards not only demonstrate the value of good design, but also illustrate the wide variety of services performed by architects. Studio Twenty Seven Architecture received an Honorable Mention in Civic Architecture for Tranquil Transit, its design of the pavilions in the Bus […]

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