Amtrak cancels some train service ahead of Sandy

WASHINGTON - Ahead of the expected arrival of Hurricane Sandy on the Eastern Seaboard, Amtrak Saturday announced that it was cancelling some of its train service to and along the Northeast Corridor.

The following cancelations have been made:


Origination dates of Sunday, Oct. 28

Canceled between Richmond and Newport News, Va.:   Northeast Regional Train 99

Canceled between Chicago and Washington D.C.:   Capitol Limited Train 30

Canceled between Miami and New York:   Silver Star Train 92

Canceled between Washington D.C. and New York:   Silver Meteor Train 98 and  Crescent Train 20


Origination dates of Monday, Oct. 29

Canceled between Washington D.C. and Chicago:   Capitol Limited Train 29


Passengers who have paid but choose not to travel due to this service disruption can receive a refund or a voucher for future travel. Some reservations booked online can be modified or canceled on or by using the free Amtrak mobile app.


Amtrak encourages passengers are encouraged to call 800-USA-RAIL or for Service Alerts and Passenger Notices. Schedule information and train status updates are also available at the home page.

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