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.
More than 6,300 pets have traveled with their human companions around the country since a 2014 pilot program in Illinois was made permanent in 2015 and expanded to the busy Northeast Corridor last October. More locations were also added across the national Amtrak network earlier this year.
The National Park Service (NPS), in partnership with Amtrak, has added the New York to Washington, D.C. Saturday morning route as part of its Trails and Rails program.
Just in time for families making summer travel plans, Amtrak is partnering with the U.S. Department of the Interior’s National Park Service to expand the popular Trails & Rails program and help Americans connect with one of our nation’s true treasures – the national park system.
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.
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.