<![CDATA[Amtrak Service Alerts & Passenger Service Notices - South ]]> Weblog Editor 2.0 <![CDATA[Palmetto Train 90: Northbound Train 90 Will Not Stop at Savannah, Yemassee, Charleston and Kingstree]]> Effective Select Dates February 17 - March 19, 2015

On the dates indicated below, Train 90, which normally operates between Savannah and New York, will originate at Florence and will not stop at Savannah, Yemassee, Charleston or Kingstree. Alternate bus service will not be provided. As an option, passengers can make reservations aboard Train 98, which serves those stations.

  • Tuesday - Thursday, February 17 - 19, 2015
  • Monday - Thursday, February 23 - 26, 2015
  • Monday - Thursday, March 2 - 5, 2015
  • Monday - Thursday, March 9 - 12, 2015
  • Monday - Thursday, March 16 - 19, 2015

This temporary service change is due to track work being performed by CSX Transportation. We apologize for any inconvenience. For reservations and train status information, visit Amtrak.com, use our free mobile apps or call 1-800-USA-RAIL (1-800-872-7245).

Thank you for choosing Amtrak.

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<![CDATA[Piedmont Trains 73, 74, 75 and 76: Bus Service Provided between Charlotte and Kannapolis]]> Effective Monday, February 16, 2015

Track work being performed by Norfolk Southern Railway will affect Piedmont service on February 16, as described below:

Southbound Trains 73 and75

Trains 73 and 75, which normally operate between Raleigh and Charlotte, will terminate at Kannapolis, where passengers will be provided bus service to Charlotte.

Northbound Trains 74 and 76

Trains 74 and 76, which normally originate in Charlotte, will originate in Kannapolis. Passengers boarding at Charlotte will be provided bus service to Kannapolis where they can transfer to trains 74 or 76.

Northbound Buses Depart Earlier

The bus will depart Charlotte 15 minutes earlier than the normal schedule. The bus representing Train 74 will depart Charlotte at 11:45 am, and the bus representing Train 76 will depart at 5:00 pm.

We appreciate your patronage and apologize for any inconvenience. Reservations and the most up-to-date arrival and departure times are available on Amtrak.com, our free mobile apps and at 1-800-USA-RAIL (1-800-872-7245). Thank you for choosing Amtrak.

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<![CDATA[Eastbound Sunset Limited Train 2/422 Departs Earlier from Los Angeles to El Paso]]> Effective January 28 - March 22, 2015

On the dates shown above, eastbound Train 2/422 will depart Los Angeles at 8:00 pm, two hours earlier than the normal schedule, and operate two hours earlier at all stations through its arrival in El Paso.

Arizona does not observe Daylight Saving Time. Arizona schedule will be one hour earlier instead of two hours, beginning with the spring time change on March 8, 2015. The most-up-to-date schedules are shown on Amtrak.com.

This temporary schedule change is due to track work being performed by Union Pacific Railroad. 

Eastbound Train 2/422 Connections

Due to the earlier departure of Train 2/422, Coast Starlight Train 11 and Pacific Surfliner trains will not make connections with Train 2/422. Passengers can contact Amtrak for connection options.

Thank you for traveling with Amtrak. We appreciate your patronage. For the most up-to-date schedule information, visit Amtrak.com, use our free mobile apps or call 1-800-USA-RAIL (1-800-872-7245).

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<![CDATA[Crescent Trains 19 and 20: Service Temporarily Canceled between Atlanta and New Orleans]]> Effective Monday through Thursday, January 5 - February 12, 2015

On the dates listed below, Crescent Trains 19 and 20, which normally operate between New York and New Orleans, will not operate between Atlanta and New Orleans, due to track work being performed by Norfolk Southern Railway. Alternate transportation will not be provided between Atlanta and New Orleans.

Monday through Thursday

  • January 5 through January 8
  • January 12 through January 15
  • January 19 through January 22
  • January 26 through January 29
  • February 2 through February 5
  • February 9 through February 12
Southbound Train 19: New York to Atlanta Only

On the dates shown above, Train 19 will terminate in Atlanta. Service will not be provided between Atlanta, Anniston, Birmingham, Tuscaloosa, Meridian, Laurel, Hattiesburg, Picayune, Slidell and New Orleans.

Northbound Train 20: Atlanta to New York Only

On the dates shown above, Train 2 will originate in Atlanta. Service will not be provided at New Orleans, Slidell, Picayune, Hattiesburg, Laurel, Meridian, Tuscaloosa, Birmingham, Anniston and Atlanta.

Friday, Saturday and Sunday Service Operates Normally

On Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays during this period, Trains 19 and 20 will serve all stations along the route, but may encounter delays due to speed restrictions and freight train interference.

Thank you for traveling with Amtrak. We appreciate your patronage and apologize for any inconvenience you may experience. Reservation and train status information is available on Amtrak.com, our free mobile apps or call 1-800-USA-RAIL (1-800-872-7245.

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