Weather hampering Amtrak operations in Northeast

Some trains cancelled, others running abbreviated routes
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NEW YORK — Amtrak is cancelling some trains and operating a modified schedule with others this afternoon as a result of “severe weather issues in the Northeast,” the passenger railroad says in an advisory on its website.

Cancelled trains are:

— Boston-New York Acela Express No. 2190;

Empire Service trains 280 (Niagara Falls-New York) and 243 (New York-Albany;

— Springfield shuttle trains Nos. 451-490 (Springfield, Mass.-New Haven, Conn.).

Trains operating on only parts of their normal routes include:

Acela Express No. 2150, operating Washington-New York; cancelled New York-Boston.

Acela Express Nos. 2151, 2153, and 2155; cancelled Boston-New York, operating New York-Washington.

Northeast Regional No. 95, cancelled Boston-New York, operating New York-Norfolk, Va.

Northeast Regional No. 190, operating Washington-New York, cancelled New York-Boston.

— The New York-Toronto Maple Leaf, train No. 63, is cancelled between Albany and Niagara Falls.

— Empire Service No. 284, cancelled Niagara Falls-Albany; operating Albany-New York.

Empire Service No. 218, operating New York-Albany; cancelled Albany-Niagara Falls.

— Both sections of the eastbound Lake Shore Limited (Nos. 48/448) will terminate at Syracuse. For the New York section, bus service will be provided between Syracuse and Albany; for the Boston section, bus transportation will be provided between Syracuse and Boston.

— The westbound Boston section of the Lake Shore Limited, No. 449, is cancelled between Boston and Syracuse.

Bus transportation will be provided only where indicated. Amtrak says restoration of service is will depend on improved conditions, with Amtrak crews and local contractors working to restore catenary power and clear tracks in affected areas.

Check the Amtrak website or smartphone apps for more information.

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