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NEW INFO: Hurricane Sandy Impacts Train Routes In Our State

Lingering effects of Hurricane Sandy continue to impact passenger train service in the mid-Atlantic states and on Amtrak's Northeast Corridor between Washington, D.C. and New York City.

The North Carolina D.O.T. says within the state, Amtrak’s Piedmont and Carolinian passenger service between Raleigh and Charlotte will operate normally on Tuesday.

The following Amtrak long distance trains that normally operate through the station will not operate Tuesday:
• Trains 19 & 20, the Crescents, between New York City and New Orleans, are cancelled entirely;
• Trains 52 & 53, the AutoTrains, between Lorton, Va. and Sanford, Fla. are cancelled entirely;
• Trains 79 & 80, the Carolinian, between New York City and Raleigh are cancelled; service between Raleigh and Charlotte will operate as normal;
• Trains 89 & 90, the Palmettos, between New York City and Savannah, Ga. are cancelled entirely and the eastern NC Amtrak Thruway Bus service
connecting to trains 89 and 90 is cancelled;
• Trains 91 & 92, the Silver Stars, between New York City and Jacksonville, Fla. are cancelled, but 91 & 92 will operate as normal between Jacksonville, Fla. and Miami, Fla.;
• Trains 97 & 98, the Silver Meteors, between New York City and Miami, Fla. are cancelled entirely.

The D.O.T. says updated information regarding passenger train service for Wednesday is expected to be available on www.ByTrain.org by late afternoon on Tuesday.

Amtrak passenger train service passing through North Carolina is expected to return to normal on Thursday, according the the D.O.T.


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