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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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NOTICE: September 17th Special Event in Union Station

Due to a private event, the Main Hall and West Hall will be closed to the public at 3:00 pm on Monday, September 17, 2018. The Main Hall will also be closed at 7:30 pm on Sunday, September 16th for event preparations. Additionally, the East Hall will be closed all day on the 16th and […]

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NOTICE: August 25th Special Event in Union Station

Due to a private event, the Main Hall and West Hall will be closed to the public at 4:00 pm on Saturday, August 25, 2018. Additionally, the East Hall will be closed all day on the 25th. All spaces and retailers affected by the closures will reopen and resume regular operations on Sunday, August 26th. […]

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Your Band, Orchestra, or Choir Can Perform for Free in Union Station

Are you a member of a small band, orchestra, or choir? Groups of 40 or less can have an opportunity to perform for free for up to 30 minutes in Union Station’s beautiful Main Hall. Washington, DC’s premier multimodal transportation facility, Union Station, hosts over 37 million visitors annually and is a great performance venue. […]

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Update: Union Station K9 Summer

On July 10th, Summer, the Union Station Amtrak Police Department K9 in the running for an American Humane Hero Dog Award, and her handler Sgt. Micah Jones were featured on WJLA ABC7 News. Also, on July 2, 2018, Summer was included in a 24/7 Wall Street list of the 25 most heroic dogs in the United […]

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Independence Day Observed at Union Station

USRC would like to wish everyone a safe and happy 4th of July. (Photo Credit: Gavin Derleth, USRC Intern)

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NOTICE: June 25th Special Event in Union Station

Due to a private event, the Main Hall and West Hall will be closed to the public at 12:00 pm on Monday, June 25, 2018. Additionally, the East Hall will be closed all day on the 25th. All spaces and retailers affected by the closures will reopen and resume regular operations on Tuesday, June 26th. […]

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Educational Human Trafficking Exhibit at Union Station

From June 5th to 14th, there was an informative human trafficking exhibit in the Main Hall of Union Station. USRC would like to thank Kay Chernush and her team for displaying the Artworks for Freedom exhibit to raise awareness of people visiting the station. We would also like to extend our gratitude to Mick McKeown, Director of the DHS […]

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Performances at Union Station – April, May, and June 2018

There were some wonderful, free school concerts in Union Station in April, May, and June 2018. The Haddon Township High School (NJ) choir sang beautifully in the station’s West Carriage Porch on April 20, 2018. On May 30th, the Bismarck High School (ND) band gave a riveting performance in the Main Hall. A choir from […]

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