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Amtrak - Shannock, RI



SHANNOCK
RHODE ISLAND

Note:

Amtrak ended service to Shannock in October 1981 due to discontinuance of Beacon Hill.


Station Data:

Address

Main Street
Shannock, RI 02875

Map

Location

41.45 N, 71.64 W

Elevation

26 m / 85 ft

Population

7,708 (Richmond, RI)

Building

Unknown

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

Former Amtrak Shannock Station
8 / 27 / 2016

Former Amtrak Shannock Station
8 / 27 / 2016

Photo 3 Photo 4

Former platform?
8 / 27 / 2016

Former Amtrak Shannock Station
8 / 27 / 2016

Photo 5 Photo 6

Former Amtrak Shannock Station
8 / 27 / 2016

Milepost "153"
8 / 27 / 2016

Photo 7 Photo 8

Looking toward East (Boston)
8 / 27 / 2016

Looking toward West (Washington)
8 / 27 / 2016

Photo 9 Photo 10

Shannock Village Road (Looking East)
8 / 27 / 2016

Post Office in front of the former station
8 / 27 / 2016



Amtrak Shannock, RI station was located between Kingston, RI and Westerly, RI (6 miles southwest of Kingston).  Service to Shannock ended due to discontinuance of "Beacon Hill" in October 1981.  The station was located in front of the post office, but now nothing remains.

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

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




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