Posts Tagged ‘BNSF track work’

Track Work to Disrupt Empire Builder

September 11, 2020

BNSF track work will disrupt operations of the Portland section of Amtrak’s Empire Builder in Washington State on Sept. 13 and 14.

Train No. 27 originating in Chicago Sept. 11-12 will terminate in Spokane, Washington, on Sept. 13 and 14.

Bus 3027 will provide alternative transportation to Pasco, Wishram, Bingen, Vancouver and Portland.

Train 28 will originate in Spokane on Sept. 13 and 14. Passengers who would have boarded at Portland and all intermediate stations will instead ride Bus 3028, which will provide connecting service in Spokane.

BNSF Track Work to Disrupt Empire Builder

August 7, 2020

Track work being conducted by host railroad BNSF will disrupt operations of Amtrak’s Empire Builder on Aug. 8 and 10.

In a service advisory, Amtrak said Train No. 7 on Aug. 8 will terminate in Spokane, Washington, with passengers being provided alternative transportation to the missed stations of Edmonds, Everett, Leavenworth, Wenatchee, Ephrata and Seattle.

Bus 3007 will operate from Spokane to Seattle connecting with Train 7 in Spokane.

On Aug. 10, Train No. 8 will originate in Spokane rather than Seattle and operate as normal to Chicago.

Alternative transportation is being provided from Seattle to Spokane by Bus 3008 making stops at all scheduled intermediate stations in Washington State.

Track Work Disrupts San Joaquin Trains June 11, 12

June 8, 2020

BNSF track work will affect San Joaquin service trains on June 11 and 12.

Trains 701, 702, 703, 704, 714 and 717 and their Thruway Bus connections are canceled. Also canceled on those days will be Thruway buses 3512 and 3519 between Bakersfield and Las Vegas are canceled.

On June 11, Train 718 will terminate at Wasco, California, with passengers provided alternative transportation to all missed intermediate stops by Thruway Bus 5818 to Bakersfield.

On June 12, Train 711 will originate at Wasco. Thruway Bus 5811 will provide alternate transportation from Bakersfield to Wasco.

Bus 5811 will depart all station stops from San Diego to Bakersfield 15 minutes earlier than normally scheduled.

BNSF Track Work to Disrupt San Joaquins

May 17, 2020

BNSF track work will result in changes in the operations of the San Joaquins on May 29 and 30.

On May 29, Train 718 will terminate at Wasco, California.

Thruway Bus 5818 will originate at Wasco and provide alternate transportation between Wasco and Bakersfield.

On May 30, Train 711 will originate at Wasco. Thruway Bus 5811 will provide alternate transportation from Bakersfield to Wasco and will depart from all stations from San Diego to Bakersfield 15 minutes earlier than normally scheduled.

Track Work Disrupts Empire Builder

May 15, 2020

Track work being performed by BNSF is disrupting operations of the Empire Builder through May 27.

On Monday through Friday No. 7 will terminate in Spokane, Washington, with alternate transportation being provided to the missed intermediate stations of Edmonds, Everett, Leavenworth, Wenatchee and Ephrata.

Thruway Bus 3007 will operate from Spokane to Seattle connecting from No. 7 at Spokane.

Train No. 8 will originate at Spokane with alternate transportation being  provided to Ephrata, Wenatchee, Leavenworth, Everett and Edmonds.

Bus 3008 will operate from Seattle to Spokane connecting with Train 8 at Spokane.

There will be no track work on Saturdays, Sundays or May 25 (Memorial Day).

Track Work to Disrupt San Joaquins

March 2, 2020

On March 6 Train 704 will terminate at Wasco, California. Thruway Bus 5804 will originate at Wasco and provide alternate transportation between Wasco and Bakersfield.

Also on that day, Train 718, will terminate at Wasco with Thruway Bus 5818 originating in Wasco and providing alternate transportation between Wasco and Bakersfield.

On March 7, Train 711 will originate at Wasco with Thruway Bus 5811 providing alternate transportation between Bakersfield and Wasco. Bus 5811 will depart all station stops from San Diego to Bakersfield 15 minutes earlier than normally scheduled.

Track Work to Affect San Joaquins on Feb. 23

February 19, 2020

Trains 704, 712, 714, 716 and 718 will terminate at Stockton. Passengers will be provided bus service via Buses 4304, 4312, 4314, 4316 and 4318 between Stockton and Merced, making intermediate stops at Modesto and Turlock-Denair.

At Merced, passengers can board their respective 1700-series train to Bakersfield and intermediate stations.

Trains 703, 713, 715, 717 and 719 will originate at Stockton. At Bakersfield, passengers can board their respective 1700-series train to Merced and intermediate stations.

Passengers will be provided bus service via Buses 4303, 4313, 4315, 4317 and 4319 between Merced and Stockton, making intermediate stops at Turlock-Denair and Modesto.

At Stockton, passengers can board their respective 700-series train.

Train and bus schedules from Merced to Bakersfield, Stockton to Sacramento and Stockton to Oakland have been adjusted to depart up to 60-minutes later than normal times.

Track Work to Disrupt San Joaquins in January

December 24, 2019

Track work being performed by BNSF will result in service disruptions to some San Joaquin Service between Jan. 10 and 11, and 17 and 18.

On Jan. 18 and 17, Train 704 will terminate at Wasco with Thruway Bus 5804 originating in Wasco and providing alternate transportation between Wasco and Bakersfield. Train 718 will also terminate at Wasco with Thruway Bus 5818 originating in Wasco and providing alternate transportation between Wasco and Bakersfield.

On Jan. 11 and 18 Train 711 will originate at Wasco. Thruway Bus 5811 will operate through to Wasco, providing alternate transportation between Bakersfield and Wasco.

Bus 5811 will depart all station stops from San Diego to Bakersfield 15 minutes earlier than normally scheduled.

Track Work to Affect San Joaquins

November 17, 2019

On Nov. 22, Train 704, will terminate at Wasco. Amtrak Thruway Bus 5804 will originate at Wasco and provide alternate transportation from Wasco to Bakersfield.

Also on that date, Train 718, will terminate at Wasco. Amtrak Thruway Bus 5818 will originate at Wasco and provide alternate transportation from Wasco and Bakersfield.

On Nov. 23, Train 711 will originate at Wasco. Amtrak Thruway Bus 5811 will operate through to Wasco, providing alternate transportation from  Bakersfield to Wasco.

Bus 5811 will depart all station stops from San Diego to Bakersfield 15 minutes earlier than normally scheduled.

BNSF Track Work to Disrupt Carl Sandsburgs

November 16, 2019

Train 381 will terminate at Macomb, Illinois, with alternate transportation being provided between from Macomb to Quincy.

Train 382 will originate at Macomb with alternate transportation provided from Quincy to Macomb.

Eastbound Bus 3382 will depart Quincy at 4:30 p.m. and operate 60 minutes earlier than the normal train schedule.