List of New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad precursors

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These railroads were bought, leased, or in other ways had their track come under ownership or lease by the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad.[1] The NYNH&H was formed in 1872 as a merge of the New York and New Haven Railroad and Hartford and New Haven Railroad.

Old Colony Railroad 1893[edit]

  • Boston and Providence Railroad 1888
  • Boston, Clinton, Fitchburg and New Bedford Railroad 1879
    • Boston, Clinton and Fitchburg Railroad 1876
  • Cape Cod Railroad 1872
    • Cape Cod Branch Railroad 1868
    • Cape Cod Central Railroad 1868
  • Duxbury and Cohasset Railroad 1878
  • Fall River, Warren and Providence Railroad 1892
  • Granite Railroad 1870
  • Hanover Branch of Massachusetts Railroad 1887
  • Middleborough and Taunton Railroad 1874
  • Nantasket Beach Railroad 1888
  • Old Colony and Newport Railroad 1872
    • Dighton and Somerset Railroad 1864
    • Easton Branch Railroad 1866
    • Newport and Fall River Railroad 1863
    • Old Colony and Fall River Railroad 1864
      • Fall River Railroad 1854
      • Middleborough Railroad 1895
      • Old Colony Railway 1854
        • Dorchester and Milton Railroad 1847
      • Randolph and Bridgewater Railroad 1845
  • Plymouth and Middleborough Railroad 1892
  • Providence, Warren and Bristol Railroad 1891
  • South Shore Railroad 1876

New England Railroad 1898[edit]

  • New York and New England Railroad 1896
    • Boston, Hartford and Erie Railroad 1873
      • Norwich and Worcester Railroad 1869
        • Boston, Norwich and New London Railroad Company 1837
        • Worcester and Norwich Railroad Company 1837
      • Midland Railway 1866
        • Boston and New York Central Railroad 1858
          • Norfolk County Railroad 1853
          • Southbridge and Blackstone Railroad 1853
      • New York and Boston Railroad 1864
        • Charles River Branch Railroad 1855
        • Woonsocket Union Railroad 1858
      • Thompson and Willimantic Railroad 1863
    • Connecticut Central Railroad 1880
    • Hartford, Providence and Fishkill Railroad 1878
      • Hartford and Providence Railroad 1849
      • Providence and Plainfield Railroad 1849
      • Rhode Island Railroad 1849
      • Rockville Branch Railroad 1868
    • Meriden, Waterbury and Connecticut River Railroad 1892
      • Meriden and Cromwell Railroad 1889
      • Meriden and Waterbury Railroad 1889
    • Milford and Woonsocket Railroad 1887
      • Hopkinton Railroad 1883
      • Milford, Franklin and Providence Railroad 1883
    • Providence and Springfield Railroad 1890
    • Rhode Island and Massachusetts Railroad 1877
    • Woonsocket and Pascoag Railroad 1890
  • Norwich and Worcester Railroad 1895

Housatonic Railroad 1892[edit]

Boston and New York Air-Line Railroad 1883[edit]

  • New Haven, Middletown and Willimantic Railroad 1875

Central New England Railway 1927[edit]

Hartford and Connecticut Valley Railroad 1887[edit]

New York and New Haven Railroad 1872[edit]

  • New Haven and Northampton Railroad 1849
    • Hampshire and Hampden Railroad 1862
    • Holyoke and Westfield Railroad 1870
  • Shore Line Railway 1870
    • New Haven, New London and Stonington Railroad 1868
      • New Haven and New London Railroad 1857
      • New London and Stonington Railroad 1857
      • New York and New London Railroad 1857

Harlem River and Port Chester Railroad 1872[edit]

Hartford and New Haven Railroad 1872[edit]

  • Hartford and Springfield Railroad 1847
  • Middletown Railroad 1850
  • New Britain and Middletown Railroad 1868

Meriden, Waterbury and Connecticut River Railway 1898[edit]

Naugatuck Railroad 1887[edit]

  • Watertown and Waterbury Railroad 1870

Stamford and New Canaan Railroad 1884[edit]

  • New Canaan Railroad 1883

New Haven and Northampton Railway 1887[edit]

New York, Providence and Boston Railroad 1893[edit]

  • Pawtuxet Valley Railroad 1883
  • Pontiac Branch Railroad 1880
  • Providence and Worcester Railroad 1888
  • Providence and Worcester Railway 1888
  • Warwick Railroad 1879
  • Westerly Granite Railroad 1881

Newport and Wickford Railroad and Steamboat Company 1909[edit]

South Manchester Railroad 1933[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ RAILROADS IN NORTH AMERICA; Some Historical Facts and An Introduction to an Electronic Database of North American Railroads and Their Evolution by M. C. Hallberg (April 24, 2006)[1]