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Amtrak alters service this wknd

Mark Berman

Amtrak trains in Virginia are having their routes ended early due to the approach of Hurricane Earl. Amtrak announced yesterday changes to trains on the Northeast Regional route as they get to Virginia and this area. (All Richmond references below refer to the Amtrak station on Staples Mill Road.)

The following changes are effective today, Thursday

Train 67 will terminate in Richmond, instead of Newport News.
Train 66 will originate in Richmond, instead of Newport News.
Train 95 will terminate in Washington, DC, instead of Newport News.

For Friday:

Train 66 will originate in Richmond instead of Newport News.
Train 94 will originate in Washington, instead of Newport News.
Train 95 will terminate in Washington, instead of Newport News.
Train 83 will terminate in Washington, instead of Newport News.
Train 78 is canceled.

For Saturday:

Train 194 will originate in Richmond instead of Newport News.
Train 82 will originate in Washington instead of Newport News.

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The Northeast Regional trains to Lynchburg, the Crescent, Cardinal and Auto Train should continue to operate through Virginia.

Amtrak advises any travelers in the northeast to keep an eye on weather conditions over the weekend and check their Web site for updates.

By Mark Berman  | September 2, 2010; 5:55 AM ET
Categories:  Amtrak  
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