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Amtrak Continues to Restore Service in Southeast

Amtrak continues to restore service in areas of the Southeast that were hit by Hurricane Florence last week.

Piedmont Service between Raleigh and Charlotte, North Carolina, resumed operating on Thursday. 95 more words


Siding to Allow Downeaster Expansion

Construction of a siding on Pan Am Railways in Maine is expected to enable an expansion of Amtrak Downeaster service between Boston and Brunswick, Maine. 76 more words

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Amtrak Restoring Service After Florence

Amtrak began returning to normal on Tuesday with the restoration of Northeast Regional service to the Virginia Tidewater.

That service as well as other trains serving the Southeast had been canceled last week as Hurricane Florence approached last week. 72 more words


Utah Wildfire Disrupts California Zephyr

A wildfire disrupted operations of Amtrak’s California Zephyr on Monday in Utah.

The fire temporarily closed Union Pacific’s former Denver & Rio Grande Western route east of Provo. 196 more words


Wild Fires Affect Coast Starlight

Amtrak has warned in a service advisory that wildfires north of Redding, California, may disrupt operations of the the Coast Starlight.

Delays and other service disruptions are still possible and a temporary track closure in the area might force Amtrak to halt service at Sacramento, California, and Klamath Falls, Oregon, without substitute transportation to and through Chico, Redding and Dunsmuir, California. 37 more words

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Amtrak Walks Back PTC 'No Operation' Pledge

Amtrak appears to have done an about face on an earlier vow to refuse to operate passenger trains on routes that lack an operating positive train control by Dec. 566 more words


Amtrak Looking to Revamp Food Service

Amtrak appears to be poised to undertake a revamp of its food services systemwide.

The passenger carrier recently issued a request for information that seeks “transformational service models and industry best practices for managed food and beverage service.” 163 more words