Winter Storm Affecting Amtrak Trains in NE

Although Amtrak has modified its Northeast Corridor schedules on Wednesday in the wake of a major winter storm, most long distance trains to the Midwest will operate as schedule.

However, the Boston section of the Lake Shore Limited, which will not operate. Passengers will instead be transported by bus.

The Capitol Limited and New York section of the Lake Shore Limited will operate as scheduled.

Full service is also planned for the New York-Harrisburg, Pa., Keystone Corridor and the Empire Corridor between New York and Niagara Falls, N.Y.

The westbound Cardinal scheduled to depart New York on Wednesday has been canceled due to the derailment on CSX of a crude oil train on the route used by Amtrak No. 51.

Late on Tuesday all coach seats on the Capitol Limited, Lake Shore Limited and Pennsylvanian were sold out for the trains departing on Wednesday from Washington or New York.

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