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  by STrRedWolf
 
Lower tracks are on track 22 and greater. Track 16 I think is on the same switch group that the lowers are on, from what I could pull.

Correction on the MARC train, it must of been on the west side of 16, and thus not on the same switch group. None the less, good call on the staff to have New Carrolton, BWI, and Baltimore Penn Station folk transfer to the MARC for the last leg to help speed up the process.
  by njtmnrrbuff
 
Today, Amtrak Downeaster Train # 694 is running very late. As of my writing this, it’s somewhere between Portland and Old Orchard Beach. Why is 694 running very late?
  by Dick H
 
NNEPRA posted this alert earlier. No time shown when posted..

ALERT
Due to police activity in the area of Portland requiring all trains movement to stop, Downeaster trains will experience delays.
The extent of the delay is not known at this point.

Amtrak track your train is showing estimated time of #694 to be 5:29PM at ORB as of 4:30PM.
Amtrak train status is showing that #695 estimated departure from Boston will be 2 hours and 50 minutes late.
No news accounts that I can find,
  by STrRedWolf
 
farecard wrote: Sun Sep 29, 2019 9:13 am The MARC's I have taken seem to be on Track 1, or near it; the other end of the Station hall from 16.
It would of been from track 9 or 15, last time I remember.
  by daybeers
 
njt/mnrrbuff wrote: Sun Sep 29, 2019 1:41 pm Today, Amtrak Downeaster Train # 694 is running very late. As of my writing this, it’s somewhere between Portland and Old Orchard Beach. Why is 694 running very late?
Taken from the Downeaster Discussion Thread, posted by MEC407:
Suspicious item found attached to railcar at Rigby Yard in South Portland; Downeaster service delayed:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4_-7jupWLsw
  by STrRedWolf
 
Broken rail on the NEC in two-track territory causing single tracking between Washington and the BOWIE interlock.

Wasn't the work on LANDOVER supposed to take care of that or is LANDOVER "b0rked?"
  by dgvrengineer
 
Anyone know why #4 was 13 hours late Tuesday at KC and is 15 hours late today(Wednesday) at Trinadad. #3 doesn't seem to be affected as much.
  by Backshophoss
 
Traffic levels on the Transconn out of LA are ramping up,congestion at Needles,Battle worn power crapping out.Freight power leaders.
  by mohawkrailfan
 
I woke up at 5 AM to catch train 280. They called at 6 to tell me it was cancelled. I'm now on hold waiting to find out what else they can offer me.
  by rcthompson04
 
mohawkrailfan wrote: Fri Nov 01, 2019 5:14 am I woke up at 5 AM to catch train 280. They called at 6 to tell me it was cancelled. I'm now on hold waiting to find out what else they can offer me.
Storm related issues?
  by PT1101
 
The report I received is that there are a few washouts around Utica, NY. I was told around 235,236, and 240, with water over the track at the bridge near 240.6. If I receive any updates, I'll pass them along. If out there railfanning, expect to see more rip rap laden dump trucks moving than trains.
  by ohioriverrailway
 
UPDATE: Train 49/449 which departed from New York (NYP)/Boston (BOS) on 10/31 which was stopped west of South Bend (SOB) is back on the move operating over 10 hours late.
3:09 PM - 1 Nov 2019
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Supposedly a mechanical issue. Do you suppose the passengers had to sit with the equipment?
  by STrRedWolf
 
PT1101 wrote: Fri Nov 01, 2019 12:13 pm The report I received is that there are a few washouts around Utica, NY. I was told around 235,236, and 240, with water over the track at the bridge near 240.6. If I receive any updates, I'll pass them along. If out there railfanning, expect to see more rip rap laden dump trucks moving than trains.
Amtrak's NEC Alerts twitter is confirming that. 281, 283, and 284 were also truncated at Albany, as was the Maple Leaf 63/64. Lake Shore Limited bus-bridged between Syracuse and Albany, then truncated at Syracuse.

Today (Saturday) no cancelations but a lot of delays due to reroutes and track repairs.
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