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Amtrak - Guilford, CT



GUILFORD

CONNECTICUT

Note: Amtrak ended service to Guilford in 1972 due to discontinuance of Clamdigger.


Station Data:

Address

325 Old Whitfield Street
Guilford, CT 06437

Map

Location

41.2756N, 72.6736W

Elevation

3 m / 10 ft

Population

22,375 (Census 2010)

Building

Brick

Condition

Old building was demolished in 2000, new facility and platforms were built in 2005

Amtrak Train:

Train Name

Route

CLAMDIGGER

[ New London, CT - Madison, CT - New Haven, CT ]

Clamdigger was discontinued in 1972.

 

Urban Railroad Information

Name

Category

ConnDOT  (Connecticut Department of Transportation)

Shore Line East (Commuter Train)


~ Guilford Station History ~

Guilford Station History

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Photo 1 Photo 2

Guilford Station (Shore Line East)
8 / 27 / 2016

Platform
8 / 27 / 2016

Photo 3 Photo 4

Platform
8 / 27 / 2016

Bridge and Elevator
8 / 27 / 2016

Photo 5 Photo 6

Old brick buildings still exist
8 / 27 / 2016

Old brick water tower and engine house
8 / 27 / 2016

Photo 7 Photo 8

Looking East (New London)
8 / 27 / 2016

Looking West (New Haven)
8 / 27 / 2016



Amtrak Guilford, CT station was located between Madison, CT and Leete's Island, CT.  Amtrak Service to Guilford ended in 1972 due to discontinuance of Train #402/403, New London-New Haven round trip known as Clamdigger.  The old station building was demolished in 2000.  New high-level platforms and ADA-compliant facility was built in 2005.  The station is currently used for Shore Line East commuter rail service.

The last Amtrak timetable showing Guilford Station (issued on July 12, 1971)

(Source: timetables.org 1971 National Railroad Passenger Corporation)




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