Rhinebeck and Connecticut Railroad

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Rhinebeck and Connecticut Railroad
LocaleRhinecliff, NY to Town of Ancram, NY
Dates of operation1870–1938
Track gauge4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm) standard gauge

The Rhinebeck and Connecticut Railroad was chartered on June 29, 1870 for the purpose of building a railroad from Rhinecliff on the Hudson River east to the Connecticut state line. Construction started on the line in 1872. The following is a list of the owners and lessees of the line.

Passenger service was ended in 1933 and the line was abandoned in 1938[citation needed].

Station listing[edit]

Milepost City Station Opening date Connections and notes
Rhinecliff Rhinecliff
Rhinebeck Rhinebeck Currently a private residence on NY 9G
Red Hook Red Hook 1878 Passenger and freight stations are currently local businesses[1]
Spring Lake Originally called Cokertown
Elizaville Elizaville
Jackson Corners Jackson Corners
Mount Ross Mount Ross
Silvernails Silvernails junction with Poughkeepsie and Connecticut Railroad (NYNH&H)
Gallatinville Gallatinville
Boston Corner Boston Corners junction with New York and Harlem Railroad (NYC)
Mount Riga Mount Riga Parallel to New York and Harlem Railroad (NYC), but not connected
State Line junction with Newburgh, Dutchess and Connecticut Railroad (NYNH&H)
and Hartford and Connecticut Western Railroad (NYNH&H)


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