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Amtrak - East Lyme (Niantic), CT



EAST LYME

(NIANTIC)

CONNECTICUT

Note:

Amtrak ended service to East Lyme (Niantic) in October 1981 due to discontinuance of Beacon Hill.


Station Data:

Address

Main St. & Pennsylvania Ave.
Niantic, CT 06357

Map

Location

41.32 N, 72.19 W

Elevation

6 m / 20 ft

Population

3,114 (Niantic)

Building

Not sure

Condition

Nothing remains

Amtrak Train:

Train Name

Route

BEACON HILL

[ Boston, MA - Providence, RI - New London, CT - New Haven, CT ]

Beacon Hill was discontinued in October 1981.



Photo 1 Photo 2

Corner of Main St. and Pennsylvania Ave.
8 / 27 / 2016

EAST LYME
8 / 27 / 2016

Photo 3 Photo 4

Not sure if the building was used for Amtrak
8 / 27 / 2016

Main Street in front of Station (Looking East)
8 / 27 / 2016

Photo 5 Photo 6

Former Platform? (Looking West)
8 / 27 / 2016

Former Platform? (Looking East)
8 / 27 / 2016

Photo 7 Photo 8

Looking East (Boston)
8 / 27 / 2016

Looking West (New Haven)
8 / 27 / 2016



Amtrak East Lyme (Niantic), CT station was located between New London, CT and Old Saybrook, CT (7 miles west of New London).  Service to East Lyme ended due to discontinuance of "Beacon Hill" in October 1981.  The station was located at the corner of Main Street and Pennsylvania Avenue.

The last Amtrak timetable showing East Lyme Station (issued on April 26, 1981)

(Source: timetables.org 1981 National Railroad Passenger Corporation)




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