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Storms Continue to Disrupt Amtrak

August 27, 2020

Although Amtrak has restored operations of its City of New Orleans, it service suspensions continue for the Sunset Limited, Crescent and Texas Eagle in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura.

In a service advisory issued on Thursday (Aug. 27), Amtrak said it will continue the suspension of the Crescent and Sunset Limited to New Orleans for a few more days.

The intercity passenger carrier has also suspended service to Houston and Little Rock for additional days as well.

Nos. 58 and 59 will resume normal operation with the southbound departure of No. 59 from Chicago on Thursday and northbound No. 58 from New Orleans on Friday.

The Sunset Limited continues to operate only between Los Angeles and San Antonio.

Amtrak said Train 2 that is scheduled to leave Los Angeles on Friday will terminate in San Antonio.

Train No. 1 will originate on Sept. 1 in San Antonio. Related Amtrak Thruway Bus services in Texas is suspended through Friday.

No substitute transportation is being offered between San Antonio and New Orleans.

The Texas Eagle scheduled to depart Chicago on Thursday will terminate inĀ  St. Louis. Train 22 will originate in St. Louis on Friday.

The Amtrak Thruway Bus services in Texas are suspended through Friday and no alternative transportation is being offered between St. Louis and San Antonio.

The Crescent continues to operate only between New York and Atlanta through Thursday and part of Friday.

No substitute transportation is being offered between Atlanta and New Orleans.