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Amtrak - Wickford Junction, RI



WICKFORD JUNCTION
RHODE ISLAND

Note:

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


Station Data:

Address

Victory Highway
North Kingstown, RI 02852

Map

Location

41.58 N, 71.49 W

Elevation

27 m / 90 ft

Population

26,486 (North Kingstown, RI)

Building

Unknown

Condition

MBTA Station

Amtrak Train:

Train Name

Route

BEACON HILL

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

Beacon Hill was discontinued in October 1981.

 

Urban Railroad Information

Name

Category

MBTA  (Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority)

Commuter Train



Photo 1 Photo 2

Wickford Junction Station Entrance
8 / 27 / 2016

Wickford Junction Station (MTBA)
8 / 27 / 2016

Photo 3 Photo 4

To Platform
8 / 27 / 2016

RIPTA Bus #66
8 / 27 / 2016

Photo 5 Photo 6

Waiting Area/Parking Entrance
8 / 27 / 2016

Waiting Area
8 / 27 / 2016

Photo 7 Photo 8

MTBA Station Name Board
8 / 27 / 2016

Former station was located east of the track
8 / 27 / 2016

Photo 9 Photo 10

Looking toward North (Boston)
8 / 27 / 2016

Looking toward South (Washington)
8 / 27 / 2016



Amtrak Wickford Junction, RI station was located between Kingston, RI and East Greenwich, RI (6 miles south of East Greenwich).  Service to Wickford Junction ended due to discontinuance of Beacon Hill in October 1981.  The station is currently used for MBTA commuter rail.  The location of former Amtrak station was southeast of the current MBTA station (across the track).

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

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




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