Midwest Service Changes

March 4, 2020

Modified schedules in Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan and Missouri

March 26, 2020, at 7:00 a.m. CT

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Amtrak MidwestSM network service modifications due to reduced travel demand are in partnership with the Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan and Missouri state transportation departments.

The following temporary service suspensions are in effect (some since March 13) and remain so until further notice:

  • Chicago-Milwaukee corridor service reduced to two daily round-trips by Hiawatha Trains 330 (weekdays) or 332 (weekends) & Train 339 and Empire Builder Trains 7/27 & 8/28. Hiawatha peak fare surcharge suspended. 
  • Chicago-St. Louis corridor service reduced to three daily round-trips by Lincoln Service Trains 300, 303, 306 & 307 and Texas Eagle Trains 21/421 & 22/422. 
  • Chicago-Carbondale corridor service reduced to two daily round-trips by Illini/Saluki Trains 390 & 393 and City of New Orleans Trains 58 & 59.
  • Chicago-Macomb-Quincy corridor service reduced to one daily round-trip by Illinois Zephyr Trains 380 & 383.
  • Chicago-Detroit-Pontiac corridor service reduced to one daily round-trip by Wolverine Trains 351 & 352.
  • Chicago-Holland-Grand Rapids daily service by Pere Marquette Trains 370 & 371 suspended.
  • Kansas City-Jefferson City-St. Louis corridor service by Missouri River Runner reduced to one daily round-trip by Trains 313 & 314, starting Monday, March 30.

No change: 

  • Chicago-East Lansing-Port Huron daily service by Blue Water Trains 364 & 365. 

National messaging regarding COVID-19, including refund information, is posted at Amtrak.com/Corornavirus and in the Amtrak Media Center at media.Amtrak.com.

Anyone planning to travel should check their train status on Amtrak.com or our smartphone apps prior to departing, allow extra time to get to the station and be extremely careful in stations and on platforms. To be notified of service disruptions, follow @AmtrakAlerts on Twitter.

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Amtrak regrets any inconvenience. This information is correct as of the above time and date. Information is subject to change as conditions warrant.

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