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Southbound Amtrak service stopped

Amtrak service south of Washington, DC has been disrupted by the derailment of a CSX coal train at Quantico, Va. The railroad is shut down at Quantico with all tracks blocked, according to the railroad.

A number of Amtrak trains are cancelled. Amtrak is attempting to secure alternate transportation, but it is expected more than 2300 passengers will be affected throughout the evening, a press release said.

By Luke Rosiak  | August 5, 2010; 6:14 PM ET
Categories:  Commuter Rail  
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Amtrak never provided alternate transportation but left hundreds of us stranded. Please Please its time for new management at Amtrak. Once again they had no Plan B for an emergency.

Posted by: eltee | August 5, 2010 11:09 PM | Report abuse

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