by: The following information has been provided by NCDOT: Updated:
Hurricane Sandy Affects Passenger Train Service in North Carolina
RALEIGH—Due to Hurricane Sandy, passenger train service in the mid-Atlantic states and on Amtrak's Northeast Corridor between Washington, D.C. and New York City will experience major modifications over the next two days. Please check www.Amtrak.com for the most up-to date-information regarding service modifications and train cancellations.
Within North Carolina:
- Trains 19 and 20, the Crescents, are cancelled entirely;
- Trains 73, 74, 75 and 76, the Piedmonts, will operate normally between Raleigh and Charlotte;
- Trains 79 and 80, the Carolinians, will only operate between Charlotte and Raleigh; they will not operate between Raleigh and New York City;
- Trains 89 and 90, the Palmettos, are cancelled entirely;
- Amtrak Thruway Bus service connecting to Trains 89 and 90 is cancelled entirely;
- Trains 91 and 92 will not operate within North Carolina and will only operate between Miami and Jacksonville, Fla.; and
- Trains 97 and 98, the Silver Meteors, are cancelled entirely.
Updated information regarding passenger train service for Tuesday, Oct. 30 is expected to be available on www.ByTrain.org by mid-afternoon on Monday, Oct. 29. Passenger train service is expected to return to normal on Wednesday, Oct. 31.