<![CDATA[Amtrak Service Alerts & Passenger Service Notices - Midwest ]]> Weblog Editor 2.0 <![CDATA[Texas Eagle Train 21/421 and 22/422: Track Work Affects Service and Schedules]]> Effective through June 29, 2017

Track work being performed by Union Pacific will affect Texas Eagle service through June 29, 2017, as follows:

Booking Sleeping Accommodations

On the dates indicated below, customers making reservations for Texas Eagle sleeping accommodations to/from Mineola, Dallas, Fort Worth, Cleburne, McGregor and Temple, should speak with an Amtrak representative at 1-800-USA-RAIL (1-800-872-7245), or at your local Amtrak ticket office.

Service Changes through June 22, 2017

Train 21/421: Effective through June 22, 2017 - Busing Between Longview and Taylor

Through June 22, 2017, the following changes will be in effect:

  • Trains 21/421 will detour between Longview and Taylor and will not make stops at Mineola, Dallas, Fort Worth, Cleburne, McGregor and Temple. Bus service will be provided to and from those stations.
  • Service will not be provided to Taylor roundtrip from Mineola, Dallas, Fort Worth, Cleburne, McGregor, or Temple.
  • Also, service will not be available between McGregor and Dallas, between Cleburne and Dallas and from Fort Worth to Dallas.
Train 21/421: Schedule Change through June 22, 2017

Through June 22, 2017, Train 21/421 will depart Chicago 50 minutes later and operate 50 minutes later at all stations through its arrival at St. Louis. The train will depart St. Louis one hour later and operate one hour later at all stations through its arrival at San Antonio.

Service Changes through June 29, 2017

Train 22/422: Effective through June 29, 2017 - Busing Between Longview and Taylor
  • Trains 22/422 will detour between Longview and Taylor and will not make stops at Mineola, Dallas, Fort Worth, Cleburne, McGregor and Temple. Bus service will be provided to and from those stations.
  • Service will not be provided to Taylor roundtrip from Mineola, Dallas, Fort Worth, Cleburne, McGregor, or Temple.
  • Also, service will not be available between McGregor and Dallas, between Cleburne and Dallas and from Fort Worth to Dallas.
Train 22/322/422 Departs Earlier through June 29, 2017

Through June 29, 2017, Train 22/422 will depart one hour earlier at all stations from Dallas to St. Louis.

We appreciate your patronage and apologize for any inconvenience you may experience. Reservations and information is available on Amtrak.com, our free mobile apps, at Amtrak staffed stations and at 1-800-USA-RAIL (1-800-872-7245).

Thank you for traveling with Amtrak.

PSN 0517-103 (Updated: 06/20/17)

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<![CDATA[Lake Shore Limited Trains 448 and 449: Track Work Affect Service between Albany and Boston]]> Effective on Select Dates through July 27, 2017

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

Train 448 Albany - Boston Service

Customers aboard Train 48 who are traveling to Pittsfield, Springfield, Worcester, Framingham and Boston (South Station) will get off the train at Albany on the dates below. At Albany, bus service will be provided to and from all stations, except Boston Back Bay.

  • Saturday, June 24 through Thursday, June 29, 2017
  • Saturday, July 8 through Thursday, July 13, 2017
  • Wednesday, July 26 and Thursday, July 27, 2017
Train 449 Boston - Albany Service

Train 449 will not operate between Boston (South Station) and Albany on the dates below. Passengers boarding at Boston (South Station), Framingham, Worcester, Springfield, Pittsfield will be provided bus service to Albany, where they will transfer to westbound Train 49 to their destination.

  • Sunday, June 25 through Thursday, June 29, 2017
  • Sunday, July 9 through Thursday, July 13, 2017
  • Thursday, July 27, 2017
Boston Back Bay Service Canceled

Trains 448 and 449 will not stop at Boston Back Bay, and bus service will not be provided. Customers can contact MBTA for travel to and from Boston Back Bay.

Boston (South Station) and Framingham
  • Passengers at Boston South Station should go to the Amtrak Information Desk for instructions on boarding the buses.
  • Passengers at Framingham, will board all buses at the drop-off/pick-up area track 2 platform (at Waverly Street).
The Worcester Station

The Worcester station is unstaffed. Passengers at Worcester should go downstairs to the intercity bus area and board the bus marked Premier Bus.

We appreciate your patronage and apologize for any inconvenience. For reservations or schedules and information, visit Amtrak.com, use our free mobile apps, speak with station personnel or call 1-800-USA-RAIL (1-800-872-7245).

Thank you for choosing Amtrak.

PSN 0617-115

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<![CDATA[Saluki Train 390 Departs Two Hours Earlier]]> Effective Mondays through Fridays Only, July 19 - August 4, 2017

Due to track improvements being performed by Canadian National Railroad, Train 390 will depart all stations two hours earlier on weekdays only, starting July 19 through August 4, 2017.

The schedule for Train 390 will not change on Saturdays and Sundays.

For reservations and the most up-to-date schedule information, visit Amtrak.com, use our free mobile apps, speak with station personnel or call 1-800-USA-RAIL (1-800-872-7245).

Thank you for traveling with Amtrak.

PSN 0617-113

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<![CDATA[Cardinal and Hoosier State: New Schedules between Chicago and Indianapolis ]]> Effective May 1, 2017

Trains 50, 51, 850 and 851 will operate according to a new schedule between Chicago and Indianapolis.

Trains 50 and 850: Earlier Departures between Dyer and Crawfordsville

Trains 50 and 850 will depart 11 minutes earlier at all stations from Dyer to Crawfordsville. The trains will depart Dyer at 6:44 pm, Rensselaer at 7:35 pm, Lafayette at 9:46 pm and Crawfordsville at 10:20 pm, arriving at Indianapolis 11 minutes earlier at 11:39 pm. All times shown are local.

Trains 51 and 851: Earlier Arrival at Chicago

Trains 51 and 851 will arrive in Chicago five minutes earlier, at 10 am.

Cardinal and Hoosier State Days of Operation

Train 50 operates three days a week between Chicago and New York, originating in Chicago on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Train 850 operates four days a week between Chicago and Indianapolis, originating in Chicago on Sundays, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

Train 51 operates between New York and Chicago, departing New York on Sundays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Train 851 operates between Indianapolis and Chicago, originating in Indianapolis on Sundays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

For reservations and information, visit Amtrak.com, use our free mobile apps, speak with station personnel or call 1-800-USA-RAIL (1-800-872-7245).

Thank you for traveling with Amtrak.

PSN 0417-85

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