Posts Tagged ‘track work’

Track Work Affects Downeaster Service

May 10, 2021

Track work being performed by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority is affecting Amtrak’s Downeaster service at Woburn, Massachusetts, on Saturdays and Sundays through June 20.

Southbound Trains 690, 692, 694 and 698 and northbound Trains 691, 693, 695 and 699/1689 will detour between Boston North Station and Haverhill and will not stop at Woburn.

Alternate transportation will not be provided to or from Woburn.

Trains 696 and 697 will detour after May 8 between Woburn and Haverhill with no alternate transportation provided.

Downeasters to Miss Woburn due to Weekend Track Work

November 7, 2020

Track work being performed on Saturdays and Sundays will disrupt Downeaster service to Woburn, Massachusetts between Nov. 7 and Dec. 20.

The work is being done by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority and will result in Amtrak trains having to take a detour route.

Trains 690, 692, 694 and 698 and Trains 691, 693, 695 and 699/1689 will detour between Boston North Station and Haverhill and will not stop at Woburn.

Alternate transportation will not be provided to or from Woburn. Trains will operate normally December 26-27.

Track Work to Disrupt Pacific Sufliners Oct. 16-18

October 10, 2020

Track work in San Diego County will disrupt Amtrak’s Pacific Surfliner service during the weekend of Oct. 16-18.For the period

For the period of Oct. 16-18 Train 796 will terminate at Los Angeles with bus service being provided to all missed stops southward to San Diego.

On Oct. 17 ad 18, Trains 580, 768, 774, 1564 and 1584 will operate normally to Irvine, where bus service will be provided to San Diego.

Express buses will run from Irvine to Oceanside, Solana Beach, Old Town San Diego and Downtown San Diego.

Trains 579, 593, 763, 777, 785 and 1767 will originate in Irvine with connecting bus service from San Diego to Irvine.

Buses will depart Downtown San Diego, Solana Beach and Oceanside earlier than the train schedule to allow time to connect with trains in Irvine.

Buses will not pick up at Old Town San Diego. Passengers can take the trolley to Downtown San Diego to board buses to Irvine.

Track Work to Disrupt San Joaquins

September 2, 2020

Track work will disrupt operations of some San Joaquin trains between Sept. 13 and 14, Amtrak said in a service advisory.

During that period Trains 701, 702, 703, 704, 714 and 717 and their Thruway Bus connections are canceled.

Trains 712 and 716 will terminate at Corcoran, California on Sept 13 with no alternate service being provided at Wasco.

Amtrak Thruway Buses 4012 and 4016 will provide alternate transportation between Corcoran and Bakersfield.

Train 718 will terminate at Corcoran on Sept. with Amtrak Thruway Bus 4018 originating in Corcoran and providing alternate transportation between Corcoran and Bakersfield. However, that bus will not provide service to Wasco.

Train 711 will originate at Corcoran on Sept. 14. Bus 4011 will provide alternate transportation between Bakersfield and Corcoran but will not serve Wasco.

Bus 4011 will connect with Bus 5811, which will depart all station stops from San Diego to Bakersfield 15 minutes earlier than normally scheduled.

Train 713 will originate at Corcoran on Sep. 14. Thruway Bus 4013 will provide alternate transportation between Bakersfield and Corcoran except at Wasco.

Train 719 will at Corcoran on Sept. 13 with Bus 4019 providing alternate transportation between Bakersfield and Corcoran except for Wasco.

Buses 4011, 4012, 4013, 4016, 4018 and 4019 will not provide checked baggage service between Corcoran and Bakersfield.

Bus schedule times may vary. Check https://amtraksanjoaquins.com/amtrak-san-joaquins-covid-19-service-adjustments/ for the most up to date Thruway schedules.

Track Work May Delay Cardinal

July 18, 2020

A track work project that got underway this week on the route of Amtrak’s Cardinal could delay Trains 50 and 51 by up to 30 minutes.

The work is being performed between Chicago and Dyer, Indiana, through July 22.

The Chicago-New York Cardinal operates westbound through the work zone on Monday, Thursday and Saturday and eastbound on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.

Track Work to Delay Trains in Empire Corridor

October 7, 2019

Track work being performed between New York City and Albany-Rensselaer, New York, between Oct. 11 and 13 will affect operations of Amtrak’s Empire Service, Ethan Allen Express, and Lake Shore Limited.

On Oct. 11, Train No. 49 will operate 15 minutes later than normal at all stations from Rhinecliff to Albany-Rensselaer, departing the latter at the normal time of 7:05 p.m.

Trains 238, 242 and 244 will depart Albany-Rensselaer up to 20 minutes later than normal and will operate on a later schedule at all stations between Albany and New York.

Train 290 will depart Albany-Rensselaer at 11:25 a.m, 15 minutes later than normal and will operate on a later schedule at all stations en route to New York.

On Oct. 12 and 13, Train 49 will operate 15 minutes later than normal at all stations between Rhinecliff and Albany-Rensselaer, but depart the latter at the normal time of 7:05 pm.

Train 68 will operate five minutes later than normal at all stations between Rhinecliff and New York.

Trains 238, 244, 256 and 260 will depart Albany-Rensselaer up to 20 minutes later than normal and will operate on a later schedule at all stations en route to New York.

Train 292 will depart Albany-Rensselaer at 2:30 p.m, 20 minutes later than normal and will operate on a later schedule at all stations en route to New York.

Train 296 will operate 10 minutes later than normal at all stations from Rhinecliff to New York.

All other trains will operate normally but may see delays up to 15 minutes through the work area.

Track Work to Affect Some Pacific Surfliners on Oct. 12

October 7, 2019

Track work will result in one day schedule changes for certain Pacific Surfliner trains on Oct 12 between Los Angeles and Anaheim, California.

The work window is between 8 p.m. and 8 a.m. and will affect select trains as described below.

Trains 591 and 595 will terminate at Anaheim with buses 4891 and 4895 providing alternative service between Anaheim and Los Angeles, including the intermediate stop at Fullerton, California.

Amtrak said in a service advisory that some trains may be delayed up to 15 minutes passing through the work location.

Train 792 will operate as Train 1792 from Goleta, California, to Los Angeles,as Bus 4892 from Los Angeles to Anaheim and as Train 792 from Anaheim to San Diego.

Train 796 will operate as Train 1796 from San Louis Obispo, California, to Los Angeles, as Bus 4896 from Los Angeles to Anaheim and as Train 796 from Anaheim to San Diego.

All buses will make the intermediate stop at Fullerton.

Track Work Affects NEC Schedules

September 26, 2019

On Sept. 28 and Oct. 5 Train 2249 cancelled between Boston and New York with non alternate transportation provided to missed station stops of Boston South, Back Bay, Route 128, Providence, New Haven or Stamford.

On on those dates Train 168 will operate on a later schedule, arriving 10 minutes later to Boston.

Trains 65, 66, 168, 178, 195, 2249 and 2252 will be delayed up to 20 minutes between New Haven and Boston.

Some Keystone Schedules Modified Through Nov. 3

September 17, 2019

The schedules of some Keystone Service trains have been adjusted through Nov. 3 due to track work.

On weekdays Train 600 will operate five minutes later from Elizabethtown to Philadelphia.

Train 648 will operate five minutes earlier from Harrisburg to Paoli and will arrive on time into Philadelphia.

Train 650 will operate five minutes earlier from Harrisburg to Paoli and one minute earlier into Philadelphia.

On weekends Train 612 will operate 10 minutes later from Harrisburg to Philadelphia while Train 670 will operate 15 minutes later from Harrisburg to Philadelphia.

On weekdays Train 641 will operate five minutes later from Elizabethtown to Middletown and three minutes later into Harrisburg.

Train 643 will operate four minutes later from Elizabethtown to Harrisburg and Train 651 will operate four minutes later from Elizabethtown to Middletown and will arrive on time into Harrisburg.

On weekends Train 611 will operate five minutes later from Elizabethtown to Harrisburg while Train 661 will operate three minutes later from Elizabethtown to Harrisburg.

At the Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania, station, Track 2.

Passengers traveling to Harrisburg will need to board on Track 1.

 

Track Work to Disrupt Coast Starlight, Pacific Surfliners

September 10, 2019

Scheduled track work between Los Angeles and Chatsworth, California, will disrupt operations of Amtrak’s Coast Starlight and Pacific Surfliner.

No. 11 will detour between Oakland and Los Angles on Sept. 12-15 while No. 14 will detour between Sept. 14-16.

Both trains are expected to incur delays of up to 60 minutes during the detours.

Both trains will miss the scheduled intermediate stops in San Jose, Salinas, Paso Robles, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Oxnard, Simi Valley, Van Nuys and Burbank.

No alternative transportation is being provided to most of those stations with Amtrak saying passengers should use local travel services.

Bus 4011 will connect with Train 11 and operate between Oakland and San Luis Obispo, making intermediate station stops at San Jose, Salinas and Paso Robles.

The track work will affect Pacific Surfliner operations as follows:

Between Sept. 14 and 16 Train 759 will operate as Bus 4859 from Los Angeles to Chatsworth, as Train 759 from Chatsworth to Goleta. Regular connecting bus service will run north from Santa Barbara.

Train 763 will operate as a train from San Diego to Los Angeles, as Bus 4863 from Los Angeles to Chatsworth and as Train 1763 from Chatsworth to San Luis Obispo. Regular connecting bus service will run north from San Luis Obispo.

Train 767 will operate as a train from San Diego to Los Angeles, as Bus 4867 from Los Angeles to Chatsworth, Train 3767 from Chatsworth to Goleta. Regular connecting bus service will run north from Santa Barbara.

Train 777 will operate as a train from San Diego to Los Angeles, as Bus 4877 from Los Angeles to Chatsworth and as Train 1777 from Chatsworth to San Luis Obispo. Regular connecting bus service will run north from San Luis Obispo.

Train 785 will operate as a train from San Diego to Los Angeles, as Bus 4885 Los Angeles to Chatsworth and as Train 1785 from Chatsworth to Goleta. Regular connecting bus service will run north from Santa Barbara.

Trains 1761 will operate as a train from San Diego to Los Angeles, as Bus 4861 from Los Angeles to Chatsworth and as Train 3561 from Chatsworth to Goleta. Regular connecting bus service will run north from Santa Barbara.

Train 1767 will operate as a train from San Diego to Los Angeles, as Bus 4867 from Los Angeles to Chatsworth and as Train 3767 from Chatsworth to Goleta. Regular connecting bus service will run north from Santa Barbara.

No alternate transportation will be provided to missed stations Glendale, Burbank or Van Nuys.

Trains beginning with 35 and 37, buses beginning with 48 and 17 series trains north of Chatsworth, will depart all stations later than the normal train schedule.

Between Sept. 14 to 16 Train 768 will operate as a train from Los Angeles to San Diego, as Bus 4868 from Chatsworth to Los Angeles and as Train 1768 from Goleta to Chatsworth. Regular connecting bus service from the north will connect at Santa Barbara.

Train 774 will operate as a train from Los Angeles to San Diego, as Bus 4874 from Chatsworth to Los Angeles and as Train 1774 from San Luis Obispo to Chatsworth. Regular connecting bus service from the north will connect at Santa Barbara.

Train 782 will operate as a train from Los Angeles to San Diego, as Bus 4882 from Chatsworth to Los Angeles and as Train 1782 from Goleta to Chatsworth. Regular connecting bus service from the north will connect at Santa Barbara.

Train 792 will operate as a train from Los Angeles to San Diego, as Bus 4892 from Chatsworth to Los Angeles and as Train 1792 from Goleta to Chatsworth. Regular connecting bus service from the north will connect at Santa Barbara.

Train 796 will operate as a train from Los Angeles to San Diego, as Bus 4896 from Chatsworth to Los Angeles and as Train 1796 from San Luis Obispo to Chatsworth. Regular connecting bus service from the north will connect at San Luis Obispo.

No alternate transportation will be provided to missed stations Van Nuys, Burbank or Glendale.

Southbound trains beginning with 17 will depart all stations on the normal train schedule. Chatsworth to Los Angeles buses beginning with 48, will depart after the train arrives.