Amtrak Northeast Corridor schedule changes, Keystone line unaffected

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NEW YORK, NY(WPMT) Amtrak says Northeast Corridor service will operate on a modified schedule Tuesday due to the forecasted winter storm.

While the number of frequencies has been changed between New York City and Boston or Washington., D.C., and points in Virginia, a combination of Acela Express and Northeast Regional service is still planned to operate.

The full schedule of Downeaster Service between Brunswick, Maine, and Boston (North Station); Shuttle Service between Springfield, Mass., and New Haven Conn.; Empire Service between New York City and Buffalo/Niagara Falls; Keystone Service between Harrisburg and Philadelphia/New York City; and Piedmont Service between Raleigh and Charlotte, N.C., is planned.

Also planned to operate is the Lorton, Va.,-Sanford, Fla., Auto Train, but the Palmetto is canceled in its entirely, with passengers to be accommodated on other Amtrak trains on its Savannah, Ga.,-New York City route.

The Boston-Albany/Rensselaer section (Train 448 & 449) of the Chicago-New York/Boston Lake Shore Limited (Train 48 & 49) will be represented by chartered buses as alternate transportation.

Amtrak regrets any inconvenience.  Information is subject to change as conditions warrant. Passengers with travel plans can confirm their train’s status, change their plans or review refund information using a range of tools, including, smartphone apps or by calling 800-USA-RAIL. Service Alerts, Passenger Notices and other announcements are posted at

To be notified of service disruptions on the Northeast Corridor including Acela Express, Northeast Regional and other corridor services, follow @AmtrakNEC on Twitter.

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