Amtrak Cancels Sunday Services from NY to Harrisburg

Hurricanes and Tropical StormsDisasters and AccidentsHarrisburg (Dauphin, Pennsylvania)New Haven (New Haven, Connecticut)FEMASt. Albans

As Hurricane Irene continues to advance, Amtrak is canceling more East Coast trains with service reductions beginning on Saturday, Aug. 27 and no trains operating in the Northeast on Sunday, Aug. 28.

The cancellations include service for the Northeast Corridor (Washington - Boston), the Keystone Corridor (New York - Harrisburg, Pa.), the Springfield Line (New Haven, Conn. - Springfield, Mass.), the Empire Service (New York - Albany), the Vermonter (St. Albans, Vt. - Washington), the Piedmont Service (Raleigh - Charlotte), the Northeast Regional services in Virginia and several long-distance trains. 

Amtrak is preparing for service recovery following the hurricane by deploying crews, equipment and materials to strategic locations to quickly assess damages, clear debris and make necessary repairs to trains, tracks, and other infrastructure. The Amtrak Police Department is working with FEMA and adding officers to support operational needs.

Amtrak will continue to monitor the hurricane as it progresses and issue service updates as necessary.  Passengers are encouraged to call 800-USA-RAIL or visit Amtrak.com for schedule information and train status updates. 

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