Amtrak suspends some service ahead of storm

Passengers board an Albany-bound Amtrak train from Penn Station, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, in New York. (AP Photo/Louis Lanzano)

February 11, 2014 12:08:37 PM PST
Amtrak announced Tuesday that it will suspend service for the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic regions due to the impending winter storm.

The Silver Star, Train 91, is canceled today, and the Silver Star, Train 92, will terminate in Jacksonville, Fla.

The following services will be suspended for Wednesday, Feb. 12:

The Silver Service Train 91 and 98
The Palmetto Train 89 and 90
Auto Train 52 and 53
Carolinian 79 and 80

Amtrak says the suspension is designed "to maintain service on most routes while reducing exposure of Amtrak passengers, crews and rail equipment to extreme weather conditions."

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