<![CDATA[Amtrak Service Alerts & Passenger Service Notices - West ]]> Weblog Editor 2.0 <![CDATA[Lincoln Service and Texas Eagle Schedule Changes]]> Effective Monday through Thursday, May 2 - 5, 2016

As work continues to bring 110 mph speeds to the Lincoln Service, track and signal upgrades being performed by Union Pacific Railroad will affect Amtrak service, as described below:

Lincoln Service Trains 301, 303, 304 and 306
  • Southbound Trains 301 and 303 will operate normally from Chicago to Springfield. At Springfield, bus service will be provided to Carlinville, Alton and St. Louis. Bus schedules will be identical to those of the trains they are replacing.
  • Northbound Trains 304 and 306 - Passengers boarding Trains 304 and 306 at St. Louis, Alton and Carlinville will be provided bus service to Springfield, where they will board their respective train.
  • Northbound Buses Depart Earlier - Buses representing Trains 304 and 306 will depart 75 minutes earlier than the corresponding train times in order to allow the trains to depart Springfield on time. Refer to the bus schedules shown.

Northbound Buses Depart Earlier

Stations

Bus Replacing
Train 304

Bus Replacing
Train 306

St. Louis, IL

1:45P

4:15P

Alton, IL

2:30P

5:00P

Carlinville, IL

3:15P

5:45P

Springfiled, IL

4:15P

6:45P

Please note that Trains 300, 302, 305 and 307 will operate according to their normal schedules.

Texas Eagle Trains 21/321/421 (Updated 4/29/2016)

Union Pacific track work will affect the following Texas Eagle trains:

  • Train 21/321 departing Chicago May 2, 3 and 4, 2016, arriving in San Antonio May 3, 4 5 and 6, 2016.
  • Train 421 departing Chicago on May 3, 2016, arriving in Los Angeles on May 6, 2016.

Schedule Change: The trains shown above will depart all stations from Chicago to St. Louis two hours and 45 minutes later than the times shown in Amtrak printed timetables. For revised departure and arrival times, visit Amtrak.com, use our free mobile apps, speak with station personnel or call 1-800-USA-RAIL (1-800-872-7245).

Delays: The trains shown above will be delayed operating at all stations between St. Louis and Los Angeles. For current train status, please visit Amtrak.com, use our free mobile apps, speak with station personnel or call 1-800-USA-RAIL (1-900-872-7245).

We appreciate your patronage and apologize for any inconvenience. 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 0416-101 (Updated: 5/2/116)

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