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Stay Warm at The Station Inn after a day out in the elements. Or stay inside and watch them pass by from our Common Room.

(814) 886-4757 or

Station Inn rooms are simple, spotless, and bright. Your family-style breakfast is complementary.

Surf this site.    ……   View mainline action NOW on Mike Kisser’s RailStream. Listen to NS radio transmissions NOW on Mike Saverino’s RailroadRadio feed.  Alex Lang’s time-delay camera feed shows today’s traffic NOW. Doug Obert’s West Slope Youtube series shows NOW how to plan a railfan trip to the Alleghenies. Don’t overlook the History Channel’s Matt visiting The Inn……this is all here NOW on this page. There’s a ton of information on other pages. Honest.

The Inn is not affiliated with any chain, booking service or travel agency. It is Small, Independent, Authentic, Local, Friendly, Organic, and Unique. The Inn does not accept referrals  from travel agencies:…. Reservations are not accepted from TripAdvisor, B&B.Com, Booking.Com, easy, Wunderbook,, Expedia,,, trivago, Priceline, Humbuggg, Slippperyspace, hotwire, Orbitz,, Kyak, or You get the point. You are the one and you are in charge when reserving at The Station Inn. 814-886-4757  OR  eMail

Be in touch with a real person and make real reservations. The Station Inn IS Railfans.

NOTE:  The Inn can not accommodate children under the age of eight.

See our RESERVATION POLICY for details about children, pets and smoking.



16N Derailment - Dec 27

16N Derailment – Dec 27

On Dec. 27, NS train 16N eastbound derailed approximately 22 cars while proceeding through MO interlocking in Cresson, PA. All of the cars remained upright, and the ensuing derailment cleanup took place quickly over the next two days (and was visible via The Station Inn’s webcam). Carson Bolish shot the original video, which was edited […]

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Website Progress over the Years

The Station Inn’s website has been somewhat of an evolution over the last fourteen years. Thanks to the “Wayback Machine” over at, we would like to show you some of the changes over that time. The site was first designed in late 2000 by Lou Capwell and Alex Lang, we hand coded HTML and […]

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NS derailment at Altoona

Saturday morning Sept 20, NS train 18N (Bellevue OH-Wilmington DE autoracks) derailed while crossing over at CP-ALTOONA interlocking in Altoona, PA, derailing approximately 27 cars and blocking all three main tracks.  Rail traffic was delayed and held from Pittsburgh to Harrisburg, and several priority intermodal trains detoured via other routes.  RJ Corman and Hulcher crews […]

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