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Amtrak Suspends Some Services Ahead Of Winter Storm

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Amtrak will suspend some services Wednesday from New York and south of Washington, D.C., due to the latest winter storm forecast for the Northeast, Southeast and Mid-Atlantic regions.

Other Amtrak services in these regions, including the Northeast Corridor, are scheduled to operate.

Amtrak says the suspension of some service in Carolinas, Georgia and Florida is designed to reduce the exposure of Amtrak passengers, crews and rail equipment to extreme weather conditions, in coordination with CSX Transportation. Alternate transportation is not available.

The following services will be suspended for origination on Wednesday, Feb. 12th:

  • Northbound and Southbound Crescent, Trains 19 and 20
  • Southbound Silver Star  and Silver Meteor, Trains 91 and 98
  • Northbound and Southbound Palmetto, Trains 89 and 90
  • Northbound and Southbound Auto Train, Trains 52 and 53
  • Northbound and Southbound Carolinian, Trains 79 and 80
  • Eastbound and Westbound Piedmont, Trains 75 and 76

 

Passengers with travel plans can confirm their train’s status, change their plans or review refund information using a range of tools – including Amtrak.com, smartphone apps or by calling 800-USA-RAIL. Service Alerts, Passenger Notices and other announcements are posted at Amtrak.com/alerts.

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