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April 2016

NC by Train and Amtrak Offering Service to Memorial Day Parade in Thomasville

By | Commuter and State Partners, News, Services and Schedules April 26, 2016

WASHINGTON – NC By Train, North Carolina’s passenger rail service, in conjunction with Amtrak, and the city of Thomasville, will offer customers the most convenient way to travel to the Southeast’s largest Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 30. Tickets are now on sale for travel on the Carolinian and Piedmont.

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Northeast Corridor (NEC) Service Restoration Plan for Monday, April 4

By | Company News and Statements, News, Services and Schedules April 3, 2016

Amtrak trains will operate with residual delays between Philadelphia and Wilmington

Amtrak will operate regularly scheduled trains on Monday, after an incident near Chester, Penn., disrupted service on Sunday morning.

Acela Express, Northeast Regional and other Amtrak services will be subject to some delays in the affected area between Philadelphia and Wilmington. Keystone Service between New York and Harrisburg will also operate as scheduled.

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Amtrak Service Suspended between New York City and Philadelphia

By | Company News and Statements, Services and Schedules April 3, 2016

All Amtrak service is suspended between New York City and Philadelphia. This morning, Amtrak Train 89, operating from New York City to Savannah, Ga., struck a backhoe that was on the tracks and derailed the lead engine south of Philadelphia.

There were approximately 341 passengers and seven crew members on board. Initial reports are that some passengers are being treated for injuries. Local emergency responders are on the scene and an investigation is ongoing.

Persons with questions about their friends and family aboard this train have a special number to call for information: 800-523-9101.

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