Friends of Bedford Depot Park masthead


Friends of Bedford Depot Park is a non-profit 501(c)3 corporation that honors and preserves the railroad history in Bedford, Massachusetts, and surrounding communities. Our goals include supporting the Depot Park complex at the Bedford terminus of the Minuteman Bikeway and providing amenities and information to local rail-trail users.

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Online Store

  • Bedford Freight House and RDC 6211
    Historic Freight House and RDC 6211 at Bedford Depot Park
  • Bedford Depot 1949
    Bedford Depot in 1949 - John M. Boardman photo
  • Minuteman Bikeway
    The Minuteman Bikeway in Bedford
  • RDC 6211
    Cosmetically restored Budd Rail Diesel Car 6211 at Bedford Depot Park
  • Bedford Freight House plaza
    The plaza in front of Bedford Freight House
  • Restored RDC 6211 interior
    Restored interior of Budd Rail Diesel Car 6211
  • Bedford Freight House interior
    Bedford Freight House welcome center
  • Bedford model railroad
    Diorama in Bedford Freight House
  • Bedford Freight House and RDC 6211 at night
    Bedford Freight House and RDC 6211 at night
  • RDC 6211 baggage room
    Historical displays inside RDC 6211's baggage room
  • Freight House in winter
    Bedford Freight House during Christmastime
  • Farmers Market at Depot Park
    Farmers' Market at Bedford Depot Park
  • Freight House plaza and benches
    Public amenities at Bedford Depot Park
  • Kiosk
    Information kiosk at Bedford Depot Park
  • RDC 6211 display case
    Historical displays inside RDC 6211's baggage room
  • Intersection at Depot Park
    Intersection at Bedford Depot Park
  • Minuteman Bikeway
    The Minuteman Bikeway in Bedford
  • B&B 125th anniversary
    125th anniversary celebration of the Billerica & Bedford Railroad in 2002
  • RDC and Freight House 2009
    Budd RDC 6211 adjacent to Bedford Freight House

ABOUT  THIS  WEB  SITE

Inside you may learn more about the Depot Park project, the Minuteman Bikeway, the Bedford Narrow-Gauge Rail-Trail, the Reformatory Branch Rail-Trail, the railroad history that predates the trails, restoration of a passenger car that operated between Bedford and Boston, the Billerica & Bedford Railroad, oral history recordings, our online store, and more. A high-speed Internet connection is recommended.

Bedford Freight House
120 South Road
Bedford, Massachusetts 01730
781-687-6180


Freight House web camera

Bedford Depot Park panorama photo