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Lake Shore Limited - Train 449 On-Time Performance

We know that on-time performance is an important ingredient in fulfilling Amtrak's quest for providing quality customer service. As many of you know, the tracks Amtrak trains travel outside of the Northeast Corridor are owned by various freight railroads. We offer this information as an opportunity for you to follow along as we work with those railroads on the path to improvement and to assist you in planning your trip.

Major Cities Served

New York/Boston - Albany - Chicago

On-Time Performance
June 2014Last 12 Months
68.2% 70.8%

Glossary of Terms

Primary Cause of Delays
June 2014
Train Interference: 52.1%
  • 44.7% on Amtrak
  • 39.0% on MBTA
  • 16.3% on CSX Corporation
Track and Signals: 27.2%
  • 45.0% on MBTA
  • 34.4% on Amtrak
  • 20.6% on CSX Corporation
Passenger: 11.7%
  • 52.2% on CSX Corporation
  • 46.3% on MBTA
  • 1.5% on Amtrak
Top three causes of delays, in % of delay minutes, may not add up to 100%.
Route Display
  • Amtrak (New York, NY - Yonkers, NY)
  • Metro North Railroad (Yonkers, NY - Poughkeepsie, NY)
  • CSX (Poughkeepsie, NY - Cleveland, OH; Boston, MA - Cleveland, OH)
  • Norfolk Southern (Cleveland, OH - Chicago, IL)