Amtrak adjusts service due to ridership decline.

While Amtrak continues to operate across the nation due to reduced ridership.  Amtrak has  adjusted some services due to significantly reduced demand in key markets. The most up-to-date schedules are available on and in the mobile app.

Service modifications are as follows:

Operating on a reduced schedule:

  • Northeast Corridor: Operating approximately 40% of typical weekday schedules, including Northeast Regional and Acela service.
  • Adirondack (New York – Montreal): No service north of Albany
  • Amtrak Cascades (Eugene – Vancouver, B.C.): No service north of Seattle
  • Amtrak Hartford Line (New Haven, Conn. – Springfield, Mass.)
  • Amtrak Thruway Bus routes
  • Capitol Corridor (San Jose – Sacramento) as of Saturday, March 21
  • Downeaster (Boston – Brunswick, Maine)
  • Empire Service (New York – Niagara Falls)
  • Ethan Allen Express (New York – Rutland, Vermont)
  • Hiawatha (Chicago – Milwaukee)
  • Illini/Saluki (Chicago – Carbondale) as of Saturday, March 21
  • Illinois Zephyr/Carl Sandburg Chicago – Quincy) as of Saturday, March 21
  • Lincoln Service (Chicago – St. Louis) as of Saturday, March 21
  • Maple Leaf (New York – Toronto): No service west of Niagara Falls, NY
  • Valley Flyer (New Haven, Conn. – Greenfield, Mass.)
  • Wolverine (Chicago – Pontiac)

-via Press Release

This article was posted on: March 19, 2020