The hub of rail travel in Washington DC, Amtrak, MARC, VRE, and Metro trains converge at Union Station. The station is located only a few blocks from the US Capitol Building. Metro's Red Line stops at Union Station, and can provide easy access to Washington DC and the rest of the Metrorail system. The station is located in Northeast Washington DC's
While traveling through Union Station, take some time to take in the grandiose architecture of the station. It is as impressive as many of DC's monuments, and was the inspiration for the design of many of the city's monuments and buildings.