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Amtrak to Restore NYC Train Service Friday

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 - 05:18 PM

Amtrak said limited Northeast Corridor service to New York City will resume on Friday.

Until then,  train travelers heading south need to get themselves to Newark where Amtrak service cuts off until New Haven, Conn. On Friday, regional service will run, but not the Acela. A schedule will be released Thursday.

Amtrak is still pumping water from tunnels under the Hudson river and running modified service on 10 routes with three lines canceled.

The Northeast corridor is the busiest rail corridor in the nation. More travelers use the train between New York and Boston and Nwe York and Washington than all airlines combined.

For the latest update information always check our Hurricane Transit Tracker. And for context see our last dispatch on Amtrak recovery, our broader past coverage on the rail company.

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