Posts Tagged ‘track work’

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.

Track Work to Affect Empire Corridor Trains

September 5, 2019

Amtrak has announced that track work being performed by Metro-North will affect the operations of Empire Service trains on Sept. 7-8 and 14-15.

All southbound trains will leave Albany-Rensselaer, New York, five minutes earlier and northbound trains will leave New York City five minutes earlier.

Train 233 will depart New York 22 minutes later and operate on a later schedule through to Albany-Rensselaer.

Train 259 will depart New York 25 minutes later and operate on a later schedule through to Albany-Rensselaer.

In another development affecting some Empire Service, reconstruction of the Whirlpool Bridge

Between Niagara Falls, New York, and Niagara Falls, Ontario, will affect operations of the New York-Toronto Maple Leaf between Sept. 9 and Nov. 1.

Train 63 will terminate at Niagara Falls, New York, with alternate transportation being provided between Niagara Falls and Toronto, stopping at Niagara Falls, Ontario.

Bus 4498 will operate between Niagara Falls and Toronto with no intermediate stops in Ontario at St. Catharines, Grimsby, Aldershot or Oakville.

Train 64 will originate in Niagara Falls, New York with alternate transportation being provided between Toronto and Niagara Falls, stopping at Niagara Falls, Ontario.

Bus 4497 will operate will not make intermediate stops at Oakville, Aldershot, Grimsby, or St. Catharines.

Proper documentation is required to cross the U.S./Canadian border.

Boarding Changes Set at Paoli Station on Aug. 17, 18

August 15, 2019

During that time, Track 4 at the Paoli station will be closed for boarding of Keystone Service trains.

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

Track Work to Affect Eastern Corridor Trains

August 7, 2019

Storm Damage Repairs to Affect Keystones on Aug. 4

August 2, 2019

Train 612 will operate 10 minutes later from Harrisburg to Philadelphia while Train 670 will operate five minutes earlier from Harrisburg to Lancaster.

Trains 672 and 674 will operate 11 to 12 minutes later from Harrisburg to Ardmore and arrive 10 minutes later into Philadelphia.

Train 615 will operate 10 minutes earlier from Philadelphia to Downingtown, three minutes later from Coatesville and Parkesburg and 15 minutes later from Lancaster to Harrisburg.

Train 661 will operate 15 minutes later from Coatesville to Parkesburg and 25 minutes later from Lancaster to Harrisburg.

Train 663 will operate seven minutes later from Coatesville, 11 minutes later from Parkesburg and 25 minutes later from Lancaster to Harrisburg.

Train 665 will operate 10 minutes later from Coatesville to Parkesburg and 25 minutes later from Lancaster to Harrisburg.

Train 667 will operate seven minutes earlier from Philadelphia to Downingtown, three minutes later to Coatesville, eight minutes later to Parkesburg and 18 minutes later from Lancaster to Harrisburg.

Train 669 will operate nine minutes earlier from Philadelphia to Downingtown, one minute later to Coatesville, 11 minutes later to Parkesburg and 16 minutes later from Lancaster to Harrisburg.

Train 671 will operate 10 minutes later from Coatesville to Parkesburg and 25 minutes later from Lancaster to Harrisburg.

Keystone Service Modified for Track Work

July 30, 2019

Track work in Amtrak’s Keystone Corridor has affected the schedules of some Keystone Service trains through Sept. 6.

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 1 minute earlier into Philadelphia.

On weekends, Train 612 will operate 10 minutes later from Harrisburg to Philadelphia while Train 670 will operate three 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 and Train 643 will operate four minutes later from Elizabethtown to Harrisburg.

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

On weekend, Train 611 will operate 5 minutes later from Elizabethtown to Harrisburg while Train 661 will operate 3 minutes later from Elizabethtown to Harrisburg.

During the track work period there will be no boarding from Track 2 at Elizabethtown station.

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