AMTRAK TO OPERATE ACELA NYC-BOSTON THIS WEEKEND DURING REPAIRS

     (The following press release from Amtrak was received by e-mail and was 
reformatted. The sender verified the statement.) 
Amtrak continues operating Acela Express Service between New York and Boston 
this weekend as repairs to Metro-North owned Northeast Corridor territory are 
finalized                                                                        
October 4, 2013
4:00 p.m. ET 
Amtrak will continue to operate Acela Express service between New York and 
Boston this weekend as repairs are finalized to a section of Metro-North owned 
territory in Connecticut. 
Amtrak’s Northeast Regional service will also continue to run with normal 
electric operations; however some Regional trains will continue temporarily to 
operate with diesel generated power in select areas of the affected route and 
are subject to delay. 
Amtrak is hopeful to be able to resume full Acela Express and Northeast 
Regional Monday morning, which remains dependent on the outcome a final round 
of testing conducted by the host railroad, Metro-North, this weekend. 
Amtrak appreciates the hard work in enacting final repairs and will continue to 
coordinate with Metro-North and other agencies to determine the safest and 
quickest way to resume normal operations. 
Passengers who have paid but choose not to travel due to this service 
disruption can receive a refund or a voucher for future travel. Some 
reservations booked online can be modified or canceled on Amtrak.com or by 
using the free Amtrak mobile app. 
To be notified of major service disruptions resulting in delays of 60 minutes 
or more to multiple trains on the Northeast Corridor, follow @AmtrakNEC on 
Twitter. 
Amtrak regrets any inconvenience. This information is correct as of the above 
time and date. Information is subject to change as conditions warrant. 
Passengers are encouraged to call 800-USA-RAIL or visit Amtrak.com/alerts for 
Service Alerts and Passenger Notices. Schedule information and train status 
updates are available at the Amtrak.com home page. 
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