Arcadia Valley, Missouri Amtrak platform groundbreaking planned

April 25, 2016

By Kevin R. Jenkins, Daily Journal Online

The day when Amtrak passenger service is available in Iron County is moving ever closer with the announcement of a groundbreaking ceremony planned for the Arcadia Valley historic platform at the end of the month.Website Insert Coach Business Class Food Service copy

Our Town Tomorrow, and the city of Arcadia will be breaking ground for the new Amtrak passenger platform at 11 a.m. April 30, at the Arcadia-Ironton Train Station located at 630 Highway 21 in Arcadia. Those wishing to attend the ceremony are asked to RSVP by emailing cvkelsheimer@yahoo.com or calling 314-517-4445.

Bringing an Amtrak stop to the Arcadia Valley has been a work in progress for years.

Amtrak, the Missouri Department of Highways and Transportation, Union Pacific, the city of Arcadia and members of Our Town Tomorrow began meeting in 2012 to discuss the documents and funding needed to make the Arcadia Amtrak stop possible.

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