Amtrak service canceled due to severe weather

Amtrak service canceled due to severe weather
Amtrak plans to cancel trains and modify service starting Saturday, Dec. 8 through Tuesday, Dec. 11 due to a winter storm expected to impact Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina. (Source: NBC12)

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Amtrak plans to cancel trains and modify service starting Saturday, Dec. 8 through Tuesday, Dec. 11 due to a winter storm expected to impact Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina.

The following operating plan will be adjusted:

  • The Crescent 20 (New Orleans - New York) is canceled on Saturday, Dec. 8. 
  • The Cardinal 50 (Chicago - New York) will operate Chicago to Indianapolis on Saturday, Dec. 8.  
  • The Silver Star 92 (Miami - New York) will operate Miami to Jacksonville, Fl., on Saturday, Dec. 8, and Sunday, Dec. 9. 
  • Northeast Regional 145 (New York to Roanoke, Va.) will operate New York to Washington, D.C., on Sunday, Dec. 9.
  • The Crescent 19 (New York - New Orleans) is canceled on Monday, Dec. 10. 
  • The Silver Star 91 (New York to Miami) will operate from Jacksonville, Fl., to Miami on Monday, Dec. 10, and Tuesday, Dec. 11. 
  • Northeast Regional 176 (Roanoke, Va., to New York) will operate Washington, D.C., to New York on Monday, Dec. 10.  
  • The Cardinal 51 (New York - Chicago) will operate Indianapolis to Chicago on Monday, Dec. 10.

The following trains are canceled for Sunday, Dec. 9:

  • Auto Train 52/53 (Lorton, Va. - Sanford, Fla.) 
  • Crescent 19/20 (New York to New Orleans) 
  • Silver Meteor 97/98 (Miami - New York) 
  • Carolinian 79/80 (New York - Charlotte) 
  • Piedmont 73/74, 75/76, 77/78 (Raleigh - Charlotte)

Anyone planning to travel should check the status of the train on the Amtrak website or mobile app prior to departing.

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