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Travel Resources - Maine Trains



Amtrak Downeaster

Amtrak's Downeaster train runs the following route and stops: Boston - Woburn - Haverhill - Exeter - Durham - Dover - Wells - Saco - Old Orchard Beach - Portland - Freeport - Brunswick. See each of these links for station information and train schedules. Also see the Downeaster promotional video:



Sandy River & Rangeley Lakes Railroad

Non-profit resurrection of a two-foot gauge railroad that first operated in 1879.  On operating days, take a short ride through the woods behind a replica of Sandy River locomotive #4 hauling passengers in either an 1884 vintage coach and/or a caboose built in the 1980's.  Ride includes a walking/talking tour of the site of the covered bridge and 4 stall roundhouse.  The swaying of the passenger cars, clickety-clack of wheels, rumble of the locomotive and sound of the whistle are sure to bring back the past.