Old Colony & Newport Scenic Railway - Newport, RI
Posted by: Go Boilers!
N 41° 29.549 W 071° 19.056
19T E 306537 N 4596022
Quick Description: The train travels along the cozy west shore of Aquidneck island with views of Narragansett Bay.
Location: Rhode Island, United States
Date Posted: 8/25/2011 3:53:11 AM
Waymark Code: WMCDEP
First class passengers ride in 1884 parlor car with individual wicker chairs, all facing the Bay. Coach passengers ride in the 1904 platform coach with 72 seats and a pot belly stove. The train ride covers 10 miles in 80 minutes. It even passes by an aircraft carrier.
Engine Type: Diesel
Gauge of Railway: Standard Gage
Approximate Adult Fare: 8.00 (listed in local currency)
Approximate Child Fare: 5.00 (listed in local currency)
Type: Spur (out and back)
Length of Route: 10 miles
Dates of Operation: From: 8/7/2011 To: 11/20/2011
Frequency of departures: 11:45 and 1:45 most Sundays
Does this Scenic Railroad Provide: Brunch, Lunch or Dinner Trains?: yes
Railroad Website: [Web Link]
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