*Update (5/15/2015 8 A.M. EST) Amtrak announced it is trying to have service between NY and Philadelphia restored by Monday (5/18/2015).
In light of Tuesday night’s deadly Amtrak train crash in Philadelphia, service has been modified in the Northeast for today and possibly the foreseeable future.
For commuters who use Amtrak in those areas, here is the latest update (as of 4 P.M. EST today):
Amtrak will continue to offer modified service between Washington and Philadelphia, Harrisburg and Philadelphia, and New York and Boston.
Amtrak service is suspended between New York and Philadelphia, but New Jersey Transit will honor Amtrak tickets between New York City and Trenton.
As of now there is no news on what the schedule will be for tomorrow (Thursday, May 14), but Amtrak said in a message on Facebook it expects disruptions will continue along the Northeast Corridor since the scene is still under investigation.
You can go to Amtrak’s website for the latest updates.
Tuesday night’s crash left 8 dead and over 100 injured when a train overturned while taking a turn.
News outlets are now reporting the train was traveling at speeds over 100 MPH, but the investigation is still ongoing.
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