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Port Kent
Amtrak station
Port Kent, NY, train station.jpg
The open shelter used as Port Kent station, with Lake Champlain in the background
Station statistics
Address NY 373 & Back Road
Port Kent, NY 12975
Coordinates 44°31′26″N 73°24′13″W / 44.5240°N 73.4035°W / 44.5240; -73.4035Coordinates: 44°31′26″N 73°24′13″W / 44.5240°N 73.4035°W / 44.5240; -73.4035
Line(s)
Connections Port Kent, NY-Burlington, VT Ferry
Platforms 1 side platform
Tracks 1
Other information
Opened April 24, 1977
Station code PRK
Traffic
Passengers (2013) 847[1]Decrease 0.1%
Services
Preceding station   BSicon LOGO Amtrak2.svg Amtrak   Following station
toward Montreal
Adirondack

Port Kent is a train station in Port Kent in Essex County, New York served by Amtrak, the national railroad passenger system. Port Kent Station is an open platformed shelter. The train only stops at this station when the Port Kent-Burlington, Vermont Ferry is in operation from May to October (typically Columbus Day).

The Delaware and Hudson Railroad built a freight station on the shores of Port Kent sometime between 1875 and 1876, and an open shelter in 1911, similar to the existing one. Amtrak has stopped at the site since April 24, 1977, but the existing shelter was only established in 1989.[2][3]


Notable places nearby[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Amtrak Fact Sheet, FY2013, State of New York" (PDF). Amtrak. November 2013. Retrieved 3 December 2013. 
  2. ^ Port Kent Amtrak Station (PKK); Great American Stations
  3. ^ Amtrak (May 15, 1977). "Port Kent Stop". Amtrak NEWS. 

External links[edit]

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