Amtrak and Greyhound Cancel Train and Bus Service Due To Hurricane Sandy
If you have travel plans on Amtrak be advised that the train service has cancelled Northeast Corridor service due to Hurricane Sandy starting at 7 this evening (Sunday) and continuing through tomorrow, Monday. Greyhound Bus has also cancelled several routes due to impending storm.
Amtrak.com issued the following statement:
The predicted landfall of Hurricane Sandy, with associated high winds and heavy rains in the mid-Atlantic region, combined with emergency declarations in several states, has led Amtrak to cancel Northeast Corridor service north of New York starting at 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 28, and to cancel nearly all service on the eastern seaboard on Monday, October 29.
All Acela Express, Northeast Regional, Keystone and Shuttle services are canceled for trains originating on that date. Also Empire Service, Adirondack, Vermonter, Ethan Allen and Pennsylvanian train services are suspended, along with the overnight Auto Train, Capitol Limited, Crescent, Lake Shore Limited, Palmetto and Silver Meteor trains.
Greyhound has issued this statement.
All service in/out of Washington, DC will be suspended after 7:00 PM on 10/28/12
All service in/out of Baltimore, MD will be suspended after 7:00 PM on 10/28/12
All service in/out of Norfolk, VA is suspended effective immediately
All service in/out of Silver Springs, MD is suspended effective immediately
All service in/out of Ocean City, MD is suspended effective immediately
All service in/out of New York, NY will be suspended at 12:01 AM on 10/29/12
All service in/out of Philadelphia, PA will be suspended at 12:01 AM on 10/29/12