A large-scale restoration and renovation project is now underway at the William H. Gray III 30th Street Station in Philadelphia.
The project will enhance the station’s functionality and improve the customer experience for Amtrak, SEPTA and NJ TRANSIT customers. The project will also improve the Market Street Plaza, expand retail offerings, and provide other benefits to the local community.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Gilbane Building Company
Skidmore, Owings and Merrill
Facility operations and maintenance
Johnson Controls Inc.
Retail concessions manager
Vantage Airport Group
Financial close date
Design, build, finance, operate and maintain for 50 years
Major elements of the station renovation include modernizing and expanding station retail; consolidating station operations; upgrading The Porch landscaping and community amenities; modernizing Amtrak corporate offices; and enhancing building infrastructure to achieve and maintain a ‘state of good repair.’
Amtrak has contracted with the Plenary Infrastructure Philadelphia consortium to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the station improvements for the next 50 years.
The customer experience of the station will be enhanced by restoring the station’s interior to a state of good repair and introducing a number of design improvements, including:
The project includes the management of operations and maintenance, and concession management of the existing facility starting at Financial Close and through the construction period to maintain the passenger experience for Amtrak.
The project will add an estimated 3,000 direct/indirect jobs to the local community.
As part of our dedication to local economic inclusion, PIP has developed an Inclusion Plan that commits to:
The William H. Gray III 30th Street Station Redevelopment project will:
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