Posts Tagged ‘CSX Water Level Route’

CSX Track Work to Affect Amtrak in New York

April 20, 2016

Amtrak has announced that some trains operating in New York State will have modified schedules due to CSX track work between April 24 and July 13.

Travel times between Albany-Rensselaer and Niagara Falls will increase by up to 25 minutes. Empire Service Nos. 284 and 281 will not operate Sunday through Wednesday.

Amtrak logoAlthough the number of trains operating between New York and Albany-Rensselaer and New York will not change, some trains will depart earlier.

Some trains will detour between Albany and Amsterdam via Colonie on April 24 and 25. Those set to take this route include the eastbound Lake Shore Limited, the Maple Leaf in both directions and No. 283. No. 282 will use the detour route on April 25 only.

No. 48 will stop in Amsterdam on both days. This train does not serve Amsterdam otherwise.

Amtrak Extends Delay Warning for LSL

September 23, 2014

Amtrak has extended through Oct. 29 its notification of possible delays on trains serving New York State on the CSX Water Level Route.

The Chicago-New York Lake Shore Limited will be subject to delays of up to 45 minutes on Sunday through Wednesday due to CSX track work between Buffalo and Rome, N.Y.

Also affected are the New York-Toronto Maple Leaf and the New York-Niagara Falls, N.Y., Empire Service trains.

Amtrak said passengers should sign up for delay notifications when booking their travel and to check the status of their train on, its mobile apps or at 800-USA-RAIL (800-872-7245).