Lake Shore Limited - Boston Leg Route Atlas
Boston, Massachusetts to
Albany-Rensselaer, New York
Train Numbers 448 (eastbound) and
Once on board..... click "next" (toward Albany) or "previous" (toward Boston) to take the virtual rail journey at your leisure.
The Lake Shore Limited begins its westbound journey in two cities, New York and Boston. The two separate trains meet up in the afternoon in Rensselaer, New York (Albany) where they're coupled up for their trip on to Chicago. Similarly, a little earlier in the afternoon, the eastbound Lake Shore Limited had split up in Albany for separate trips home to New York and Boston.
***(Lake Shore Limited - New York and Chicago)***
Click on at any time to go to the "Route Overview Page" where you may again jump to any station along the route.
Each "station stop" includes a photo of the station, a local street map, local transportation options, and links to many more items of local interest. Between the station pages there are detailed station to station maps and links to all of the counties that you pass through along the way.
Enjoy the Ride!
Amtrak Route Description
The following has been extracted from Amtrak's "Lake Shore Limited" Route Description.
" ...travel through the Berkshires and stop in Pittsfield, where you can tour the house where Herman Melville wrote Moby Dick. Or, visit the Berkshire Museum. In Boston, make connections to Providence and Mystic Seaport on our Regional service... "
The approximate rail travel distance between Boston and Chicago via the Lake Shore Limited is 1020 miles. The rail travel time is 22 hours and 50 minutes. The rail travel time on the 200 mile "Boston Leg" from Boston to Albany-Rensselaer is 5 hours and 40 minutes.