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railroad class: Class II Railroad
There are currently 5 Providence and Worcester Railroad radio scanner frequencies from Rhode Island in our database.
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The Providence and Worcester Railroad is a Class II railroad owned by Genesee & Wyoming. The railroad connects from Gardner in central Massachusetts, south through Providence and Worcester Railroad's namesake cities of Worcester and Providence, Rhode Island, and west from Rhode Island through Connecticut and into New York City. The railroad's connection between New Haven, Connecticut through New York City to Long Island is via trackage rights over the Hell Gate Bridge. In addition to the original main line between Providence and Worcester, and the East Providence Branch, the P&W owns or provides freight service on the following lines, identified by their original companies Boston, Barre and Gardner Railroad, Worcester to Gardner Woonsocket and Pascoag Railroad, Woonsocket to Slatersville (North Smithfield) Old Colony Railroad Newport line, Massachusetts/Rhode Island state line to Newport (bridge out at the Sakonnet River) trackage rights over Amtrak's Northeast Corridor, Central Falls to New Haven East Junction Branch - branch of Boston and Providence Railroad, East Providence to Rhode Island/Massachusetts state line Norwich and Worcester Railroad, Worcester to Groton Southbridge Running Track - Southbridge and Blackstone Railroad, Webster to Southbridge Hartford, Providence and Fishkill Railroad, Plainfield to Willimantic New York and Boston Air Line Railroad, Middletown to New Haven Connecticut Valley Railroad, Hartford to Middletown Naugatuck Railroad, Devon to Derby (trackage rights over Metro-North Railroad) Danbury and Norwalk Railroad, Norwalk to DanburyP&W operates over the following lines with overhead trackage rights, meaning it cannot serve on-line customers Metro-North's New Haven Line, New Haven (CT) to New Rochelle (NY), Amtrak's Northeast Corridor, New Rochelle (NY) to Pelham Bay (NY), and CSX running tracks, Pelham Bay to Fresh Pond Jct., NY (CSX has trackage rights to serve customers on Metro-North and Amtrak, if any) Housatonic Railroad and branches, Danbury to Derby MBTA and CSX - Boston and Providence Railroad (East Providence Branch and main line), Boston, Clinton, Fitchburg and New Bedford Railroad and Old Colony Railroad Newport line, Rhode Island/Massachusetts state line to Massachusetts/Rhode Island state line === Passenger excursions === The P&W operates occasional passenger excursions on Providence and Worcester Railroad's own lines and sometimes over the Amtrak Northeast Corridor.