Vermont Railroads

Vermont Common Freight Carriers

  • Canadian National Railway (CN)
  • Claremont Concord Railroad (CCRR)
  • Clarendon and Pittsford Railroad (CLP)
  • Green Mountain Railroad (GMRC)
  • Montreal, Maine and Atlantic Railway (MMA)
  • New England Central Railroad (NECR)
  • New Hampshire Central Railroad (NHCR)
  • Pan Am Railways through subsidiary Springfield Terminal Railway (ST)
  • St. Lawrence and Atlantic Railroad (SLR, SLQ)
  • Vermont Railway (VTR)
  • Washington County Railroad (WACR)

Vermont Passenger Carriers

  • Amtrak (AMTK)
  • Green Mountain Railroad

Vermont Defunct Railroads

Name Mark System From To Successor
Addison Railroad   R 1867 1951 Rutland Railway
Ashuelot Railroad   B&M 1844 1890 Connecticut River Railroad
Atlantic and St. Lawrence Railroad   CN 1848 1960 Canadian National Railway
Barre Railroad   B&M 1888 1913 Barre and Chelsea Railroad
Barre Branch Railroad   B&M 1888 1913 Montpelier and Wells River Railroad
Barre and Chelsea Railroad B&C, BC B&M 1913 1957 Montpelier and Barre Railroad
Bennington and Rutland Railroad   R 1865 1870 Harlem Extension Railroad
Bennington and Rutland Railway   R 1877 1901 Rutland Railroad
Bethel Granite Railway   CN 1904 1937 N/A
Boston, Concord and Montreal Railroad   B&M 1844 1890 Concord and Montreal Railroad
Boston, Hoosac Tunnel and Western Railway   B&M 1878 1892 Fitchburg Railroad
Boston and Lowell Railroad   B&M 1884 1887 Boston and Maine Railroad
Boston and Maine Corporation BM B&M 1963    
Boston and Maine Railroad B&M, BM B&M 1887 1964 Boston and Maine Corporation
Brandon and West Rutland Railroad     1901 1911 Clarendon and Pittsford Railroad
Brattleboro and Fitchburg Railroad   CN 1843 1851 Vermont and Massachusetts Railroad
Brattleboro and Whitehall Railroad   CN 1876 1905 West River Railroad
Bristol Railroad     1882 1930 N/A
Burlington and Lamoille Railroad   CN 1875 1889 Burlington and Lamoille Valley Railroad
Burlington and Lamoille Valley Railroad   CN 1889 1899 Central Vermont Railway
Canada Atlantic Railway   CN 1897 1905 Grand Trunk Railway
Canadian American Railroad CDAC   1996 2003 Montreal, Maine and Atlantic Railway, Washington County Railroad
Canadian Pacific Railway CP CP 1884 1996 Northern Vermont Railroad
Central Vermont Railroad   CN 1872 1899 Central Vermont Railway
Central Vermont Railway CV CN 1899 1995 New England Central Railroad
Champlain and Connecticut River Railroad   R 1843 1847 Rutland and Burlington Railroad
Chatham and Lebanon Valley Railroad   R 1899 1901 Rutland Railroad
Cheshire Railroad   B&M 1844 1890 Fitchburg Railroad
Concord and Montreal Railroad   B&M 1890 1919 Boston and Maine Railroad
Connecticut and Passumpsic Rivers Railroad   B&M, CP 1835 1946 Boston and Maine Railroad, Newport and Richford Railroad
Connecticut River Railroad   B&M 1845 1919 Boston and Maine Railroad
Consolidated Railroad of Vermont   CN 1882 1891 Central Vermont Railroad
Coos Valley Railroad   MEC 1882 1982 Maine Central Railroad
Deerfield River Company     1883 1891 Hoosac Tunnel and Wilmington Railroad
Deerfield River Railroad     1906 1924 N/A
Deerfield Valley Railroad     1890 1891 Hoosac Tunnel and Wilmington Railroad
Delaware and Hudson Company   D&H 1899 1930 Delaware and Hudson Railroad
Delaware and Hudson Railroad D&H D&H 1928 1968 Delaware and Hudson Railway
Delaware and Hudson Railway DH D&H 1968 1983 Clarendon and Pittsford Railroad
Delaware and Hudson Canal Company   D&H 1871 1899 Delaware and Hudson Company
East Barre and Chelsea Railroad   B&M 1892 1913 Barre and Chelsea Railroad
Essex County Railroad   B&M 1864 1880 St. Johnsbury and Lake Champlain Railroad
Fitchburg Railroad   B&M 1887 1919 Boston and Maine Railroad
Grand Trunk Railway GT CN 1853 1923 Canadian National Railway
Hardwick and Woodbury Railroad   B&M 1894 1934 N/A
Harlem Extension Railroad   R 1870 1873 New York, Boston and Montreal Railway
Hoosac Tunnel and Wilmington Railroad HTW   1888 1971 N/A
Lamoille County Railroad     1973 1974 St. Johnsbury and Lamoille County Railroad
Lamoille Valley Railroad LVRC   1977 2004 N/A
Lamoille Valley Railroad   B&M 1867 1880 St. Johnsbury and Lake Champlain Railroad
Lamoille Valley Extension Railroad   CN 1872 1887 Central Vermont Railroad
Lebanon Springs Railroad   R 1893 1900 Rutland Railroad
Lebanon Springs Railroad   R 1852 1870 Harlem Extension Railroad
Maine Central Railroad MEC MEC 1888 2003 New Hampshire Central Railroad
Manchester, Dorset and Granville Railroad     1902 1918 N/A
Midland Railroad   CP 1902 1936 N/A
Missisquoi Railroad   CN 1867 1887 Missisquoi Valley Railroad
Missisquoi and Clyde Rivers Railroad   CP 1869 1880 Newport and Richford Railroad
Missisquoi Valley Railroad   CN 1886 1899 Central Vermont Railway
Montpelier and Barre Railroad MB   1956 1980 Washington County Railroad
Montpelier and St. Johnsbury Railroad   B&M 1866 1880 St. Johnsbury and Lake Champlain Railroad
Montpelier and Wells River Railroad M&WR B&M 1867 1945 Barre and Chelsea Railroad
Montpelier and White River Railroad   CN 1867 1891 Central Vermont Railroad
Montreal and Atlantic Railway   CP 1894   Canadian Pacific Railway
Montreal, Portland and Boston Railway   CP     N/A
New Hampshire and Vermont Railroad NHVT   1993 2000 N/A
New London Northern Railroad   CN 1880 1951 Central Vermont Railway
New York, Boston and Montreal Railway   R 1873 1876 Bennington and Rutland Railway, New York, Rutland and Montreal Railroad
New York, Rutland and Montreal Railroad   R 1883 1893 Lebanon Springs Railroad
Newport and Richford Railroad   CP 1880 2003 Montreal, Maine and Atlantic Railway, Washington County Railroad
North Stratford Railroad NSRC   1977 1989 N/A
Northern Railroad   B&M 1844    
Northern Vermont Railroad NVR   1996 2003 Montreal, Maine and Atlantic Railway, Washington County Railroad
Pittsford and Rutland Railroad     1890 1911 Clarendon and Pittsford Railroad
Portland and Ogdensburg Railroad   MEC 1869 1887 Portland and Ogdensburg Railway
Portland and Ogdensburg Railway   MEC 1886 1943 Maine Central Railroad
Rensselaer and Saratoga Railroad   D&H 1865 1871 Delaware and Hudson Canal Company
Rutland Railroad R R 1867 1950 Rutland Railway
Rutland Railway R R 1950 1961 Green Mountain Railroad, Vermont Railway
Rutland and Burlington Railroad   R 1847 1867 Rutland Railroad
Rutland–Canadian Railroad   R 1898 1901 Rutland Railroad
Rutland and Washington Railroad   D&H 1847 1865 Salem and Rutland Railroad
Rutland and Whitehall Railroad   D&H 1848    
St. Johnsbury and Lake Champlain Railroad SJ&L B&M 1880 1955 Maine Central Railroad
St. Johnsbury and Lamoille County Railroad SJL   1974 1976 Vermont Northern Railroad
St. Johnsbury and Lamoille County Railroad SJL   1949 1973 Lamoille County Railroad
St. Lawrence and Atlantic Railroad   CN 1852 1853 Grand Trunk Railway
Salem and Rutland Railroad   D&H 1867 1868 Rensselaer and Saratoga Railroad
Saratoga and Washington Railroad   D&H 1850 1855 Saratoga and Whitehall Railroad
Saratoga and Whitehall Railroad   D&H 1855 1865 Rensselaer and Saratoga Railroad
South Eastern Railway   CP 1878 1894 Montreal and Atlantic Railway
Southern Vermont Railroad   B&M 1848 1891 Fitchburg Railroad
Sullivan County Railroad SC B&M   1949 Boston and Maine Railroad
Troy and Boston Railroad   B&M 1856 1887 Fitchburg Railroad
Twin State Railroad TSRD   1984 1999 New Hampshire Central Railroad
Upper Coos Railroad   MEC 1888 1982 Maine Central Railroad
Vermont and Canada Railroad   CN 1845 1891 Central Vermont Railroad
Vermont Central Railroad   CN 1843 1884 Consolidated Railroad of Vermont
Vermont and Massachusetts Railroad   CN 1851 1880 New London Northern Railroad
Vermont and New York Railroad   R 1865 1867 Lebanon Springs Railroad
Vermont Northern Railroad VNOR   1976 1977 Lamoille Valley Railroad
Vermont and Province Line Railroad   CN 1897 1960 Canadian National Railway
Vermont Valley Railroad VV B&M 1848 1949 Boston and Maine Railroad
West River Railroad   CN 1905 1936 N/A
West River Railroad   CN 1867 1876 Brattleboro and Whitehall Railroad
Western Vermont Railroad   R 1845 1865 Bennington and Rutland Railroad
White River Railroad     1902 1934 N/A
White River Valley Railroad     1900 1902 White River Railroad
White River Valley Railroad     1896 1898 White River Valley Electric Railroad
White River Valley Electric Railroad     1898 1900 White River Valley Railroad
Woodstock Railroad     1863 1890 Woodstock Railway
Woodstock Railway WSK   1890 1933 N/A

Vermont Private Carriers

  • Lye Brook Railroad
  • Missisquoi Pulp and Paper Company
  • Moose River Lumber Company
  • Moose River Railroad
  • New England Power Company
  • New Hampshire Stave and Heading Mill

Vermont Electric Railway Companies

  • Barre and Montpelier Traction and Power Company
  • Bellows Falls and Saxton's River Street Railway
  • Bennington and Hoosick Valley Railway
  • Bennington and North Adams Street Railway
  • Bennington and Woodford Electric Railroad
  • Berkshire Street Railway
  • Brattleboro Street Railroad
  • Burlington and Hinesburgh Railway
  • Burlington Traction Company
  • Military Post Street Railway
  • Mount Mansfield Electric Railroad
  • Rutland Railway, Light and Power Company
  • Rutland Street Railway
  • St. Albans Street Railway
  • St. Albans and Swanton Traction Company
  • St. Johnsbury Street Railroad
  • Springfield Electric Railway
  • Springfield Terminal Railway (ST)
  • Twin State Gas and Electric Company
  • Vermont Company
  • Winooski and Burlington Horse Railroad

Vermont Not Completed Railroads

  • Portland, Rutland, Oswego and Chicago Railroadv
  • Rutland and Woodstock Railroad
  • Southern Vermont Railway