Winter storm leads to Amtrak cancellations in southeast

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NEW YORK — Amtrak has cancelled or altered service on a number of trains in the Southeastern U.S. because of a severe winter storm, with some of the changes effective through Tuesday.

The cancellations began Saturday. The following trains have been cancelled for today (Sunday, Dec. 9):

Auto Trains No. 52 and 53 between Lorton, Va., and Sanford, Fla.

Crescents No. 19 and 20 between New York and New Orleans.

Silver Meteors No. 97 and 98 between New York and Miami.

Carolinians No. 79 and 80 between New York and Charlotte

— All Piedmonts (Nos. 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, and 78) between Raleigh and Charlotte.

Additional cancellations and service changes announced as of Sunday include:

— The southbound Crescent (No. 19) has also been cancelled on Monday, Dec. 10.

— The southbound Silver Star (no. 91) will operate only between Jacksonville, Fla., and Miami on Monday, Dec. 10, and Tuesday, Dec. 11.

Northeast Regional No. 176, which normally begins in Roanoke, Va., will operate between Washington, D.C., and New York on Monday, Dec.

— The Cardinal, No. 51, which normally begins in New York, will only operate from Indianapolis to Chicago on Monday, Dec. 10.

Check for further changes or to confirm train status.

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