Amtrak Cancels Trains South of D.C., Alters Northeast Regional

Two Northeast Regional trains will terminate in D.C.

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    Amtrak has canceled trains operating south of Washington in preparation for the arrival of Hurricane Irene. Trains are canceled for Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

    As the storm continues to move north, Amtrak has issued its first cancelations north of Washington.

    Additional cancellations may be necessary in the coming days as the major storm moves north, Amtrak officials said.

    Passengers can call 800-USA-RAIL or visit for more information.


    From Amtrak:

    The following cancellations have been made for the origination date of Friday, Aug. 26:

    • Northeast Regional Trains 67 and 83 (Boston – Newport News) will terminate in Washington.


    The following cancellations have been made for origination dates of Friday, Aug. 26, Saturday, Aug. 27, and Sunday, Aug. 28:

    • Auto Train Trains 52 and 53 (Sanford, Fla. – Lorton, Va.)

    • Palmetto Trains 89 and 90 (New York – Savannah, Ga.)

    • Silver Star Trains 91 and 92 (New York – Tampa – Miami), canceled New York to Jacksonville; train will operate between Jacksonville and Miami.

    • Silver Meteor Trains 97 and 98 (New York – Miami)


    The following cancellations have been made for origination dates of Saturday, Aug. 27:

    • Carolinian Trains 79 and 80 (New York – Charlotte, N.C.)



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