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Westerly, RI to Windsor, VT aboard a NE Regional to the Crowded Vermonter (Listing to the sounds of the Cab Car)

The main thing that spurred this Local Trains to Boston and Vermont trip was needing to take the train up and meet my parents in Windsor, Vermont where we have relatives. I’ve taken the train up to that station with the lowest ridership of any stop in the Northeast before but not in many years. […]

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A Boston and Downeaster to Exeter Day-Trip from Wickford Junction aboard MBTA Commuter Rail

For my one full day staying in Rhode Island on Local Trains to Boston and Vermont┬áme and Robbie decided to park at the new Wickford Junction Station (so RIPTA buses serve his beach house) and take MBTA Commuter Rail to head into Boston for a day trip of Downeaster and MBTA Riding. I did look […]

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A Long Day Wending My Way to R.I. via a Shuttle Points run to WFD, Shore Line East, and a final Northeast Regional OSB-NLC-KIN Trip

My one railfan friend Robert’s family has a house near Westerly in Rhode Island. Were both off this week and were planning to do some train riding in New York until I realize that this is as good a time as any to finally take the train up to Rhode Island where his parents already […]