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Amtrak cancels trains, modifies schedules in advance of storm

NEW YORK — In keeping with recent practice, Amtrak has cancelled some trains and modified schedules for others this Saturday and Sunday because of a forecast for a major winter storm.

Service has been cancelled on Saturday and Sunday for three trains: the Chicago-Washington Capitol Limited; the Chicago-New York/Boston Lake Shore Limited, and the Indianapolis-New York portion of the Cardinal (the New York-bound train on Jan. 19 and the Indianpolis-bound train on Jan. 20).

Changes and cancellations planned for Sunday include:

— Keystone Service trains (New York-Philadelphia-Harrisburg) trains 662, 664, 672, 661, 667, and 671 are cancelled, as are Pennsylvanian trains 42 and 43, which extend to Pittsburgh.

— Acela Express trains 2250, 2254, 2249, 2251, and 2253 will not operate between New York and Boston; train 2290 is cancelled.

— Northeast Regional trains 88, 160, 164, 88, 161, 135, and 167 will not operate between New York and Boston,

— The Vermonter (trains 54 and 57) will not operate between St. Albans, Vt., and New Haven, Conn.

Confirm train status at Amtrak’s website or on its smartphone app before traveling, and contact Amtrak to address reservations on trains affected.

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