Graphic depicting the Keystone Corridor and stations from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia. Link To Harrisburg Transportation Center Station Page Link To Middletown Station Page Link To Elizabethtown Station Page Link To Mount Joy Station Page Link To Lancaster Station Page Link To Parkesburg Station Page Link To Coatesville Station Page Link To Downingtown Station Page Link To Exton Station Page Link To Paoli Station Page Link To Ardmore Station Page Link To Philadelphia -30th Street Station Page
Graphic depicting the Keystone Corridor and stations from Harrisburg to Philadelphia.

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Middletown_Wood Street looking west - track removed and ballast graded_11-14-19.jpgMiddletown_Wood Street looking west - track removed and ballast graded_11-14-19600 x 370348 KB 12/26/2019 2:39 PM
Looking west--old Norfolk Southern track removed (November 2019)
Looking west--old Norfolk Southern track removed (November 2019)
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Old Norfolk Southern track being removed (November 2019)
Old Norfolk Southern track being removed (November 2019)
Middletown_Security camera hardware and software upgrade in process_11-26-19.jpgMiddletown_Security camera hardware and software upgrade in process_11-26-19600 x 370195 KB 12/26/2019 2:35 PM
Security camera upgrades in progress (November 2019)
Security camera upgrades in progress (November 2019)
Middletown_M+H Grade Crossing - 30ft rolling gate installed_11-27-19.jpgMiddletown_M+H Grade Crossing - 30ft rolling gate installed_11-27-19600 x 370234 KB 12/26/2019 2:32 PM
Rolling gate installed at M&H RR at-grade crossing (November 2019)
Rolling gate installed at M&H RR at-grade crossing (November 2019)
Middletown_Gate posts Foundations being backfilled M+H grade crossing.jpgMiddletown_Gate posts Foundations being backfilled M+H grade crossing600 x 370272 KB 12/26/2019 2:29 PM
Installing gateposts at M&H RR crossing (November 2019)
Installing gateposts at M&H RR crossing (November 2019)
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Completed pavement at M&H RR at-grade crossing (November 2019)
Completed pavement at M&H RR at-grade crossing (November 2019)
Middletown_25mm superpave asphalt M+H grade crossing.jpgMiddletown_25mm superpave asphalt M+H grade crossing600 x 370319 KB 12/26/2019 2:23 PM
Paving at-grade crossing of Middletown & Hummelstown line (Nov 2019)
Paving at-grade crossing of Middletown & Hummelstown line (Nov 2019)
Middletown_2A aggregate being placed at M+H grade crossing_11-7-19.jpgMiddletown_2A aggregate being placed at M+H grade crossing_11-7-19600 x 370304 KB 12/26/2019 2:20 PM
Placing stone for M&H at-grade crossing (November 2019)
Placing stone for M&H at-grade crossing (November 2019)
Middletown_Tamper operation at M+H grade crossing_11-4-19.jpgMiddletown_Tamper operation at M+H grade crossing_11-4-19600 x 370282 KB 12/26/2019 2:16 PM
Tamper machine adjusting rail for M&H crossing (November 2019)
Tamper machine adjusting rail for M&H crossing (November 2019)
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Looking west, completed Norfolk Southern track on left (June 2019)
Looking west, completed Norfolk Southern track on left (June 2019)
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Track surfacing in progress at Union Street Bridge (June 2019)
Track surfacing in progress at Union Street Bridge (June 2019)
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Tamper equipment surfacing and aligning track (June 2019)
Tamper equipment surfacing and aligning track (June 2019)
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View of tamper tines (June 2019)
View of tamper tines (June 2019)
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Tamper tines vibrate and pack ballast under lifted railroad ties (June 2019)
Tamper tines vibrate and pack ballast under lifted railroad ties (June 2019)
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Tamper machine to surface and align track (June 2019)
Tamper machine to surface and align track (June 2019)
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Ballast smoothed to top of rail (June 2019)
Ballast smoothed to top of rail (June 2019)
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Hi-rail dump truck distributing ballast (June 2019)
Hi-rail dump truck distributing ballast (June 2019)
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Completed Union Street Bridge retaining wall on Wilson Street (May 2019)
Completed Union Street Bridge retaining wall on Wilson Street (May 2019)
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Placing stone on slope above retaining wall (May 2019)
Placing stone on slope above retaining wall (May 2019)
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Finishing footer for final two sections (May 2019)
Finishing footer for final two sections (May 2019)
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Finishing wall pour for middle section of retaining wall (May 2019)
Finishing wall pour for middle section of retaining wall (May 2019)
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Pouring concrete for Union Street Bridge retaining wall (May 2019)
Pouring concrete for Union Street Bridge retaining wall (May 2019)
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Pouring concrete for Union Street Bridge retaining wall (May 2019)
Pouring concrete for Union Street Bridge retaining wall (May 2019)
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Ballast stone spread on finished track (May 2019)
Ballast stone spread on finished track (May 2019)
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Backhoe placing ballast on rail between Catherine and Wood streets (May 2019)
Backhoe placing ballast on rail between Catherine and Wood streets (May 2019)
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Hi-rail dump truck distributing ballast (May 2019)
Hi-rail dump truck distributing ballast (May 2019)
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Looking east at new track near existing platform (May 2019)
Looking east at new track near existing platform (May 2019)
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Gauging (precisely spacing) rails and spiking into place (May 2019)
Gauging (precisely spacing) rails and spiking into place (May 2019)
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Rail ties, plates, and spikes (May 2019)
Rail ties, plates, and spikes (May 2019)
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Distributing rail ties for track construction (May 2019)
Distributing rail ties for track construction (May 2019)
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Rollers for moving rail during welding production (May 2019)
Rollers for moving rail during welding production (May 2019)
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Front end loader moving welded rail string down the line (May 2019)
Front end loader moving welded rail string down the line (May 2019)
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Completed rail joint after welding, grinding, and notation (May 2019)
Completed rail joint after welding, grinding, and notation (May 2019)
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Second grinding of weld joint to tolerance (May 2019)
Second grinding of weld joint to tolerance (May 2019)
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Grinding weld joint (May 2019)
Grinding weld joint (May 2019)
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Rail joint weld prior to grinding (May 2019)
Rail joint weld prior to grinding (May 2019)
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Checking the weld (May 2019)
Checking the weld (May 2019)
Middletown_A-D08B-1.jpgMiddletown_A-D08B-1600 x 370348 KB 6/26/2019 1:15 PM
Welding in progress (May 2019)
Welding in progress (May 2019)
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Weld foreman aligning rail ends (May 2019)
Weld foreman aligning rail ends (May 2019)
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Positioning rail for welding (May 2019)
Positioning rail for welding (May 2019)
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Positioning rail for welding (May 2019)
Positioning rail for welding (May 2019)
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Concrete pour complete for culvert slabs (April 2019)
Concrete pour complete for culvert slabs (April 2019)
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Rebar for new slabs on existing culvert walls (April 2019)
Rebar for new slabs on existing culvert walls (April 2019)
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Rebar for new slabs on existing culvert walls (April 2019)
Rebar for new slabs on existing culvert walls (April 2019)
Middletown-AA-10850lookeast-initialsheetpiledriveopinprogress-showsbackhoforeandpiledriverback.jpgMiddletown-AA-10850lookeast-initialsheetpiledriveopinprogress-showsbackhoforeandpiledriverback600 x 370293 KB 4/23/2019 5:10 PM
Driving first sheet pile (October 2018)
Driving first sheet pile (October 2018)
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Finished trackbed and swale, looking west (October 2018)
Finished trackbed and swale, looking west (October 2018)
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Grading new trackbed (October 2018)
Grading new trackbed (October 2018)
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Grading new trackbed (October 2018)
Grading new trackbed (October 2018)
Middletown-AA-14100lookwest-Amtraksignalmaintenancecrew-powerlinerelocationworkinprogress.jpgMiddletown-AA-14100lookwest-Amtraksignalmaintenancecrew-powerlinerelocationworkinprogress600 x 370355 KB 4/23/2019 5:05 PM
Amtrak signal maintenance crew relocating power line (October 2018)
Amtrak signal maintenance crew relocating power line (October 2018)
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Stormwater inlet, looking west (October 2018)
Stormwater inlet, looking west (October 2018)
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Unloading stone, south side of tracks (October 2018)
Unloading stone, south side of tracks (October 2018)
Middletown-AA-13250lookwest-slopefabriccover-stoningworkinprogress-southeastwingandabutmentAnnSt.jpgMiddletown-AA-13250lookwest-slopefabriccover-stoningworkinprogress-southeastwingandabutmentAnnSt600 x 370259 KB 4/23/2019 5:02 PM
Covering slope with landscape fabric (October 2018)
Covering slope with landscape fabric (October 2018)
Middletown-AA-sta12300lookeast-woodst-stonelinedditch-drainagepipeplacement.jpgMiddletown-AA-sta12300lookeast-woodst-stonelinedditch-drainagepipeplacement600 x 370319 KB 4/23/2019 5:01 PM
Drainage ditch lined with stone (October 2018)
Drainage ditch lined with stone (October 2018)
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Installing drainage pipe (October 2018)
Installing drainage pipe (October 2018)
Middletown-AA-ditchexcavate-workinprogress-lookeast-sta130+25.jpgMiddletown-AA-ditchexcavate-workinprogress-lookeast-sta130+25600 x 370329 KB 4/23/2019 4:58 PM
Ditch excavation (October 2018)
Ditch excavation (October 2018)
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Backfilling utility excavation (October 2018)
Backfilling utility excavation (October 2018)
Middletown-AA-Verizoncableinstallation-workinprogress=eastofAnnSt.jpgMiddletown-AA-Verizoncableinstallation-workinprogress=eastofAnnSt600 x 370305 KB 6/25/2019 10:52 AM
Installing relocated Verizon cable (September 2018)
Installing relocated Verizon cable (September 2018)
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Preliminary site work completed (October 2016)
Preliminary site work completed (October 2016)
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Looking south toward future station site
Looking south toward future station site
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Site of new station, just west of current location
Site of new station, just west of current location
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Rendering of new station location and parking
Rendering of new station location and parking
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Rendering of new station viewed from main parking lot
Rendering of new station viewed from main parking lot

 Project Highlights

Purpose

A new station will be built at Middletown to p​rovide ADA accessibility, improve multimodal connectivity, and anchor station-area redevelopment.
 

​Description

Middletown Station will be relocated to Ann Street at West Main Street (Route 230). The new $24.4 million accessible station will feature:

PennDOT has led extensive coordination to ensure station plans consider multimodal connectivity as well as the Borough of Middletown's downtown streetscape improvements, ​Capital Area Transit's connectivity, and Harrisburg International Airport's airport master plan.

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status

Site preparation was completed in late 2016. Norfolk Southern trackwork began in late 2018 and was completed in December 2019. Amtrak catenary and track relocation began in January 2020 and is expected to be completed by mid-2020. All trackwork must be completed before station construction can begin.​ 
 

Funding ​Partners

The project is being led by PennDOT with additional funding by the Federal Transit Administration​.​​​​