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Amtrak cancels most southbound service from Washington for Friday

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Amtrak announced that it is canceling most train service south from Washington for Friday. Southbound Northeast Regional trains will not operate between Washington and Richmond and Newport News. Train 67 will be an exception. Amtrak is not providing any alternate transportation.

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Also canceled:

  • Northeast Regional Train 176 between Lynchburg and Washington

  • Train 171 from Washington to Lynchburg.

  • Palmetto Trains 89 and 90 between New York and Savannah.

  • Other changes:

    • Carolinian Trains 79 and 80 will operate only between Raleigh and Charlotte.

    • Train 51 for Friday will originate in Huntington and operate through to Chicago.

By Michael Bolden  |  February 5, 2010; 12:17 AM ET
Categories:  Advisories , Weather  
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