New schedule effective beginning Jan. 14
WASHINGTON – The new winter-spring Amtrak System Timetable, effective with departures beginning Monday, Jan. 14, is now available and includes schedules on several new service additions.
Major updates include the recently launched services including the Amtrak Virginia Northeast Regional service to Norfolk, Va., the extension of Downeaster service to Freeport and Brunswick, Maine, and the new Amtrak Thruway bus service in Eastern North Carolina. In addition, Amtrak recently announced the addition of a new weekday Acela Express round-trip between New York and Washington, D.C. beginning on Jan. 28. Most other timetable changes are minor or seasonal in nature.
The winter-spring time
table cover features a conductor greeting passengers boarding a Northeast Regional train at sunrise at the historic Manassas, Va. station. The magazine-style booklet, printed bi-annually, will be available in stations and can be ordered and viewed online at Amtrak.com. In addition, passengers can get Amtrak schedule information by calling 800-USARAIL or on the Amtrak iPhone and Android apps.
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