Rhode Island Resource Directory

A Guide to Services Associated with RI 2-1-1

Full Resource Name:

Amtrak

100 Gaspee Street
Providence, RI 02903

(800) 872-7245

http://www.amtrak.com

Description:

Amtrak’s mission is to deliver intercity transportation that helps move people, the economy and the nation forward. Amtrak is advancing its goal of being Americans’ preferred mode of travel by running an efficient and effective business; modernizing the customer experience; and investing in infrastructure, the locomotive and car fleets, and stations and facilities.
Amtrak is a federally chartered corporation, with the federal government as majority stockholder. The board is appointed by the President of the United States and confirmed by the US Senate. Amtrak is operated as a for-profit company, rather than a public authority.

Primary Services:

  • Rail Transportation  [Show Definition Details]

General Information

Hours:

Waiting Room Hours: Mon-Sun 5:00AM-11:30PM

Intake Process:

Purchase a ticket or pass to use rail systems, make a reservation when traveling with a pet.

Program Fees:

Ticket /Pass prices vary by trip. Pet Fare $26 for each travel segment an travel time cannot exceed 7 hours including transfers time between trains, bicycle fees vary by Train usually $5-$20

Eligibility:

Anyone may ride, make a reservation for pets, there are few bicycle spots they are first come,first serve.

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Accessibility:

Payphones, Accessible platform, Accessible platform is a barrier-free path from the drop-off area outside the station to the train platform, Accessible restrooms, Accessible ticket office, Accessible waiting room, Accessible water fountain, Same-day, accessible parking is available, Amtrak cannot guarantee that a parking space will be available at the time of your trip, Overnight, accessible parking is available, Amtrak cannot guarantee that a parking space will be available at the time of your trip, High platform, A high platform is a platform at the level of the vestibule of the train, with the exception of Superliner trains, Wheelchair available for passengers who cannot walk far or at all, we offer a wheelchair to help move around within the station. At some stations this may be a battery-powered people mover.
No wheelchair lift, Wheelchair lift is a platform-mounted lift for loading passengers from low platforms onto trains that do not have onboard ramps.

Is Shelter?

No

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