Beacon Hill (Amtrak)


Beacon Hill (Amtrak)

The "Beacon Hill" was a daily convert|157|mi|km|adj=on commuter rail service operated by Amtrak between Boston, Massachusetts and New Haven, Connecticut. The "Beacon Hill" was discontinued in 1981, victim both of Amtrak cost-cutting and the unwillingness of state governments to provide necessary funding. [cite news | title=New Amtrak Network Keeps Most of System Intact | work=Associated Press | date=August 26, 1981 | accessdate=2008-05-04 | first=H. Josef | last=Hebert]

Service over this line is now provided by Amtrak's "Northeast Regional" (Boston—New York—Washington); the Connecticut Department of Transportation's Shore Line East serves the Connecticut portion (New Haven—New London).

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* [http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPicture.aspx?id=43330 "Beacon Hill" timetable from 1979]


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