Roanoke Train 156 and Crescent Service Schedule ChangesEffective May 29 & June 6, 2021
In cooperation with Norfolk Southern, the primary host railroad carrier for the Crescent, a new schedule has been developed to improve customer satisfaction and on-time reliability, as outlined below:
Roanoke Service, Train 156 — Effective May 29
Train 156 will depart Roanoke 15 minutes later, at 8:55 am.
Crescent Service, Trains 19 and 20 — Effective June 6
- Train 19 will depart Washington, DC, at the current time, arriving in New Orleans at 9:02 pm, with departure times adjusted accordingly along the route.
- Train 20 will depart New Orleans at 9:15 am, 2 hours and 15 minutes later, arriving in Washington, DC, at 1:45 pm, with departure times adjusted accordingly along the route. Monday through Friday, Train 20 will depart Washington, DC, at 2:42 pm and at 2:12 pm on Saturdays and Sundays.
- Train 20 will continue to offer breakfast to sleeping car customers leaving New Orleans and will now offer dinner to sleeping car customers departing Philadelphia and Trenton.