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Amtrak’s Northeast corridor service continues to be impacted by winter storm

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As weather conditions deteriorate along the Northeast Corridor, Amtrak continues to adjust service in order to best accommodate passengers with travel plans in and around New England this weekend.  Due to high winds and heavy snowfall, Amtrak is reducing service between New York and Boston.

 

There will be no Acela Express service between New York and Boston on Saturday, Feb. 9.  Acela Express service between New York and Washington will operate as scheduled.

 

Southbound Northeast Regional service out of Boston South Station will operate a limited schedule starting with the 11:40am departure of train # 163.

 

Northbound Northeast Regional service out of New York Penn Station will operate a limited schedule starting with the 3:00pm departure of train # 88. The Vermonter train # 54 will operate out of New York Penn Station to Springfield, Mass., starting with the 11:30am departure.

 

In addition, the following service adjustments have been made for Saturday:

- Most Springfield Shuttle service (New Haven, Conn. – Springfield, Mass.) is canceled

- Vermonter service will not operate between Springfield, Mass. & St. Albans, Vt.

- Lake Shore Limited train # 449 will not operate between Boston & Albany, N.Y.

- Empire Service will operate on a reduced schedule between Albany, N.Y. & New York Penn Station

 

A determination about service on the Downeaster (Brunswick, Maine – Boston) will be updated later and passengers notified.

 

Northeast Regional and Acela Express service south of New York, as well as Keystone Service are not affected at this time.

 

Amtrak crews continue to monitor the progress of this major winter storm and are working to restore full service as quickly as possible.

 

Information about Sunday service will be made available tomorrow.

Source:Amtrak

 

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