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Location: 1 Railroad Avenue, West Kingston, Rhode Island 02892 | NEC RR milepost 158.7 | MapQuest

Kingston Station was the first intermodal demonstration project under ISTEA legislation in 1992. Project planning and production by RIDOT

with support of Amtrak and The Friends of Kingston Station Inc. Station and property are now owned by RIDOT.

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Amtrak Regional Trains to Boston -New York -Washington -Newport News -Richmond

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Kingston Station is open daily 6am to 10:45pm for all 18 trains [see FAQ] ~ Parking is Free

Ridership 2007 = 150,339 - Ridership 2008 = 160,420 | State Facts at Amtrak

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Northeast Corridor Commuter Trains run intrastate services in conjunction with Amtrak

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Rhode Island Operation Lifesaver ~ We Save Lives!

Children and Families love to visit the RIRRmuseum and see all the trains at Kingston Station!


RIOL promotes railroad safety!

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Amtrak Acela Express passes Kingston 18 times a day [ top speed 150 mph ]. Stay Back! Stay Safe!

Click through on youtube link to see additional views here and in other locations on the corridor.

Featured above, Acela passing by Kingston Station by Josh, one of the Young Railroaders Group 2009

Friends of Kingston Station Inc., Annual Members Newsletters in PDF format


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South County Tourism Council * PARTNER promoting the best of southern Rhode Island.

Steve Grande at - hosting our websites since 1997.

Steve Grande's great train adventures!

Rhode Island Operation Lifesaver * PARTNER in Railroad Safety Education for the community.

University of Rhode Island Transportation Center Studies * PARTNER provides summer transportation camps.

Narragansett Pier RR History by local authors

Kingston RR Station brief History - by JP McCabe

Rhode Island Railroad Museum -located at Kingston Station is sponsored by the Friends of Kingston Station Inc.

American Rails - Historical Society

Friends of Kingston Staton Blog

Friends Newsletters hosted at pdf format

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Historic Places in Rhode Island | Historic Records & Archives

I Know A Railroad - by DC3railroadman at youtube

Young Railroaders - fan club of WK acelaboy 123
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Web site sponsor 1997, Friends of Kingston Station Inc., Dr. Frank Heppner, Chairperson| about this website 2009.07.05 revised byPage Mgr. JPMcCabe