The train station is the keystone of a multifaceted push for connectivity between communities within the airport corridor.

Our goal is to completely restore this historic landmark, and transform it into a multi-use events center and café, specifically acting as a waystation for bicycle tourists and other active users of the Ohio River Greenway Trail, which will run across 3rd Street, directly in front of the train station. 

But we cannot achieve our goals alone. Find out how you can help.

 

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Train Station Work Day

Saturday, April 29th from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Meet at the station located at Fourth and Mill Street (behind Segneri's).

Tours will be given around 2:00 for those in the community who would like to see the work in progress.

Phase 2 is underway - pictures to come!  In the meantime, track our progress by following our Facebook page, and check out the links to the media items below.

Project awarded generous Allegheny Foundation grant! On July 15, 2016, The Allegheny Foundation has awarded the Coraopolis Community Development Foundation a $290,000 grant to help renovate the historic Coraopolis train station. “We are thrilled that the work we launched last fall can continue, and are incredibly grateful to the Allegheny Foundation for this gift, as well as the hundreds of donors who have stepped forward to support,” said Shawn Reed, the project’s chairman. “We continue to believe that the station will be a centerpiece in the ongoing development of this great little town.”

More good news!  Through the Ohio River Trail Project's Bicycle Parking Program, the Coraopolis Train Station has received five 'inverted-U' bike racks to form a bicycle corral on a sidewalk outside the station. We are so grateful for their generosity!

And a new partnership! The Trail Town Program has featured our project on their website! The Trail Town Program works in small and rural towns across western Pennsylvania and western Maryland, focusing on community and economic development around trail tourism and outdoor recreation.

Learn more... We were also recently featured on Pittsburgh's own NPR News Station, WESA 90.5 FM Essential Pittsburgh.  Marcus Charleston put together this fantastic segment, which you can listen to below, or access on their website.

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