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Last Updated: 2017-08-10

Front of Main Street Station

Originally opened in 1901, Main Street Station has always been one of Downtown Richmond, Virginia's most visible landmarks. Once a bustling transportation hub, the station was closed in 1975 due to a decline in passenger rail service. The historic reopening of Main Street Station in 2003 marked the culmination of years of renovation to this landmark building, and the return of passenger train service to downtown Richmond.

In the years to come, future upgrades to the station will integrate bus, trolley, airport shuttle, taxi and limousine services. As Main Street Station is further transformed into a significant multi-modal transportation center, it is once again ready to serve as a gateway to the City of Richmond and the metropolitan region. Main Street Station will showcase Richmond as a vibrant destination city.

Broad Street Rapid Transit Study

A rapid transit study was completed examining ways to improve travel along a seven-mile stretch of Broad Street from Willow Lawn to Rocketts Landing. Rapid transit improvements reviewed included Bus Rapid Transit (BRT). BRT uses a combination of new routes, stations, and roadway improvements to provide a faster, more efficient transit service. To learn more about the BRT study, click above, or the Pulse Corridor Plan implementation, click below.

Pulse Corridor Plan Implementation

To learn more about the Department of Railroad and Public Transportation (DRPT) or the Greater Richmond Transit Company (GRTC), please follow the links below.

Americans' with Disabilites Act ("ADA") Compliance

In accordance with the requirements of Title II of the Americans' with Disabilites Act ("ADA"), the City of Richmond will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in its services, programs, or activities.

To read the complete City of Richmond Administrative Regulation 4.17, please click on the link below.

Administrative Regulation 4.17

To request reasonable accomodations, please fill out our ADA Accommodation Request Form.

To file an ADA complaint, please fill out our ADA Discrimination Complaint Form.

The completed form can be faxed to (804)646-6856 or mailed to the following address:

Department of Human Resources, ADA Coordinator
900 East Broad Street, Room 902
Richmond, VA 23219

Complaints or requests can also be made by telephone at (804)646-7000 or by email to AskHr@richmondgov.com.

ADA issues raised regarding Main Street Station will be monitored and tracked for at least five years.

Contact Information:

Main Street Station
City of Richmond
1500 E. Main St.
Richmond, VA
23219 USA
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Recording: (804)646-MAIN (6246)
Facility: (804)646-2041

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