New York's two U.S. Senators are calling on Amtrak to rename Rochester's train station in memory of Congresswoman Slaughter who died Friday.

New York's two Senators are calling on Amtrak to rename Rochester's train station for late Congresswoman Louise Slaughter.

In a letter to Amtrak President and CEO Richard Anderson, Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer and fellow Democrat Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand ask that Rochester's new train station, currently called the Rochester Intermodal Station, be renamed the "Louise M. Slaughter Intermodal Station in Rochester."

The senators say that renaming the train station would be a fitting tribute for an individual who helped secure the necessary federal funding for it.

Ms. Slaughter, who died Friday at the age of 88, announced the grand opening of the station on October 5, 2017.