Amtrak Northeast Corridor Service has been restored between Washington, D.C. and Philadelphia as Amtrak crews continue to make final repairs from earlier overhead wire problems in Maryland.
Passengers can expect extensive residual congestion delays through the area while crews complete the final repairs to the system and restore to the second available track to service.
The cause of the this incident remains under investigation.
Additional updates will be provided as necessary.
Due to extensive damage to the overhead wires of the electrical system, Amtrak Acela Express, Northeast Regional and other services are not operating between Washington, D.C. and Philadelphia.
Engineering crews and Amtrak management are assessing the damage and working to make repairs.
Updates will be provided as available.
Passengers who have paid but choose not to travel due to this service disruption can receive a refund or a voucher for future travel. Some tickets booked online that have not yet been printed can be modified or canceled on Amtrak.com or by using the free Amtrak mobile app.
To be notified of major service disruptions resulting in delays of 60 minutes or more to multiple trains on the Northeast Corridor, follow @AmtrakNEC on Twitter.
Amtrak regrets any inconvenience. This information is correct as of the above time and date. Information is subject to change as conditions warrant. Passengers are encouraged to call 800-USA-RAIL or visit Amtrak.com/alerts for Service Alerts and Passenger Notices. Schedule information and train status updates are available at the Amtrak.com home page