Track Work Affects Lake Shore Limited Service

Effective Sunday - Thursday, May 19 - August 1, 2019

Track work being performed by CSX will affect Trains 448 and 449 between Albany and Boston, as follows:

Train 448 Albany – Boston Service

May 19 - 23, 27 - 30; June 2 - 6, 9 - 13, 16 - 20, 23 - 27, 30; July 1 - 3, 7 - 11, 14 - 18, 21 - 25, 28 - August 1

Bus service will operate from Albany to Boston on Sundays during the above dates.

Customers traveling to Pittsfield, Springfield, Worcester and Boston (South Station) will get off the train at Albany on the dates above. At Albany, bus service will be provided to and from all stations listed above. No alternate transportation will be provided for missed stop of Framingham. Passengers traveling to Back Bay will be bussed to Boston and then may take an MBTA or Amtrak commuter train between Boston and Back Bay.

Holiday Exceptions

  • Memorial Day: Train 448 will operate normally to Boston on Sunday, May 26
  • Independence Day: Train 448 will operate normally to Boston on July 4

Train 449 Boston – Albany Service

May 20 - 23, 28 - 30; June 3 - 6, 10 - 13, 17 - 20, 24 - 27; July 1 - 3, 8 - 11, 15 - 18, 22 - 25, 29 - August 1

Train 449 will not operate between Boston (South Station) and Albany on the dates above. Passengers boarding at Boston (South Station), Worcester, Springfield and Pittsfield will be provided bus service to Albany. No alternate transportation will be provided for missed stops at Back Bay and Framingham. Passengers traveling from Back Bay will have the option of boarding at Boston or traveling on alternate dates.

Boston (South Station) and Worcester

  • Passengers at Boston South Station should go to the Amtrak Information Desk for instructions on boarding the buses.
  • Passengers at Worcester will board the bus at the main entrance in front of the station. Boarding will not occur at the Bus Terminal.

 

There will be no Business Class or sleeping car during this time.

 

PSN 0519-58