Rhode Island Railroads

Rhode Island Common Freight Carriers

  • Providence and Worcester Railroad (PW)

Rhode Island Private Carriers

  • Seaview Transportation

Rhode Island Passenger Carriers

  • Amtrak (AMTK)
  • Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority
  • Old Colony and Newport Scenic Railway

Rhode Island Defunct Railroads

Name Mark System From To Successor
Boston, Hartford and Erie Railroad   NH 1865 1874 New York and New England Railroad
Boston and Providence Railroad   NH 1853 1972 Penn Central Transportation Company
Boston and Providence Railroad and Transportation Company   NH 1834 1853 Boston and Providence Railroad
Consolidated Rail Corporation CR   1976 1982 Providence and Worcester Railroad
Fall River, Warren and Providence Railroad   NH 1862 1892 Old Colony Railroad
Hartford, Providence and Fishkill Railroad   NH 1849 1879 New York and New England Railroad
Moshassuck Valley Railroad MOV   1874 1981 Providence and Worcester Railroad
Narragansett Pier Railroad NAP NH 1868 1981 N/A
New England Railroad   NH 1895 1908 New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad
New York and Boston Railroad   NH 1853 1865 Boston, Hartford and Erie Railroad
New York and New England Railroad   NH 1873 1895 New England Railroad
New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad NH NH 1893 1969 Penn Central Transportation Company
New York, Providence and Boston Railroad   NH 1832 1893 New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad
New York, Providence and Boston and Old Colony Railroad Terminal Company   NH 1891 1904 Providence Terminal Company
Newport and Fall River Railroad   NH 1846 1863 Old Colony and Newport Railway
Newport and Wickford Railroad and Steamboat Company   NH 1870 1909 New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad
Old Colony Railroad   NH 1872 1947 New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad
Old Colony and Newport Railway   NH 1863 1872 Old Colony Railroad
Pawtuxet Valley Railroad   NH 1868 1907 New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad
Penn Central Transportation Company PC   1969 1976 Consolidated Rail Corporation
Pontiac Branch Railroad   NH 1875 1885 New York, Providence and Boston Railroad
Providence and Bristol Railroad   NH 1850 1852 Providence, Warren and Bristol Railroad
Providence and Plainfield Railroad   NH 1846 1851 Hartford, Providence and Fishkill Railroad
Providence and Springfield Railroad   NH 1872 1905 New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad
Providence Terminal Company   NH 1904 1906 New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad
Providence, Warren and Bristol Railroad   NH 1852 1947 New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad
Rhode Island Company   NH 1902 1919 United Electric Railways
Rhode Island Central Railroad   NH 1879 1880 New York, Providence and Boston Railroad
Rhode Island and Massachusetts Railroad   NH 1872 1907 New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad
Rhode Island Mining Railroad   NH 1865 1872 Rhode Island and Massachusetts Railroad
Seekonk Branch Railroad   NH 1836 1839 Boston and Providence Railroad
Warren and Fall River Railroad   NH 1856 1862 Fall River, Warren and Providence Railroad
Warwick Railroad   NH 1873 1880 New York, Providence and Boston Railroad
Warwick Railway WRWK   1949 1984 Providence and Worcester Railroad
Wickford Railroad   NH 1864 1870 Newport and Wickford Railroad and Steamboat Company
Wood River Branch Railroad   NH 1872 1947 N/A
Woonasquatucket Railroad   NH 1857 1872 Providence and Springfield Railroad
Woonsocket and Pascoag Railroad   NH 1887 1907 New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad
Woonsocket Union Railroad   NH 1850 1853 New York and Boston Railroad

Rhode Island Electric

  • Bay State Street Railway
  • Fall River and Stone Bridge Street Railway
  • Middletown and Portsmouth Street Railway
  • Newport and Fall River Street Railway
  • Newport and Providence Railway
  • Newport Street Railway
  • Pawcatuck Valley Railway
  • Pawtucket Street Railway
  • Providence Cable Tramway Company
  • Providence and Danielson Railway
  • Providence, Warren and Bristol Railroad
  • Rhode Island Company
  • Rhode Island Suburban Railway
  • Sea View Railroad
  • Union Railroad
  • United Electric Railways
  • Warwick Railway

Rhode Island Not Completed Railway

  • Southern New England Railway