Port Kent (Amtrak station)
The open shelter used as Port Kent station, with Lake Champlain in the background
|Address||NY 373 & Back Road
Port Kent, NY 12975
|Connections||Port Kent, NY-Burlington, VT Ferry|
|Platforms||1 side platform|
|Opened||April 24, 1977|
|Passengers (2013)||847 0.1%|
Port Kent is a train station in Port Kent in Essex County, New York served by Amtrak, the national railroad passenger system. Port Kent Station is an open platformed shelter. The train only stops at this station when the Port Kent-Burlington, Vermont Ferry is in operation from May to October (typically Columbus Day).
The Delaware and Hudson Railroad built a freight station on the shores of Port Kent sometime between 1875 and 1876, and an open shelter in 1911, similar to the existing one. Amtrak has stopped at the site since April 24, 1977, but the existing shelter was only established in 1989.
Notable places nearby
- "Amtrak Fact Sheet, FY2013, State of New York" (PDF). Amtrak. November 2013. Retrieved 3 December 2013.
- Port Kent Amtrak Station (PKK); Great American Stations
- Amtrak (May 15, 1977). "Port Kent Stop". Amtrak NEWS.
Media related to Port Kent (Amtrak station) at Wikimedia Commons
- Amtrak – Stations – Port Kent, NY
- Port Kent Amtrak Station (USA Rail Guide -- Train Web)
- Burlington, VT - Port Kent, NY (Lake Champlain Ferries)
- Port Kent, NY (PRK) (Amtrak's Great American Stations)
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