Amtrak advisory for Monday 1/27

Various Mon, 01/27/2014 Business/Organization: Other notice Following conversations with freight railroads that host Amtrak trains to and from Chicago and in consultation with state transportation departments that sponsor the services, Amtrak will operate modified schedules for Chicago Hub Services on Monday, Jan. 27. These cancelations are being announced on a precautionary basis and are designed to maintain service on all routes while reducing exposure of Amtrak passengers, crews and rail equipment to extreme weather conditions now forecast. Passengers are urged to use caution making their way to and from stations and to expect delays in bitter cold, gusty winds and blowing snow. The following Amtrak Chicago Hub Services will not be available on Monday, Jan. 27: Lincoln Service Trains 300, 301, 306 & 307 are canceled. (Trains 302, 303, 304 & 305 and Trains 21/321 & 22/322 will maintain service on the Chicago-St. Louis corridor) Hiawatha Service Trains 329, 332, 333, 336, 337 & 340 are canceled. (Trains 330, 331, 334, 335, 338, 339, 341 & 342 will maintain service on the Chicago-Milwaukee corridor) Wolverine Service Trains 350 & 355 are canceled. (Trains 351, 352, 353 & 354 will maintain service on the Chicago-Ann Arbor-Detroit/Pontiac corridor) Illinois Zephyr & Carl Sandburg Trains 382 & 383 are canceled. (Trains 380 & 381 will maintain service on the Chicago-Macomb-Quincy corridor) Saluki & Illini Trains 392 & 393 are canceled. (Trains 390 & 391 and Trains 58 & 59 will maintain service on the Chicago-Champaign-Carbondale corridor) No changes are planned at this time for other Chicago Hub Services, including Michigan routes to and from Grand Rapids/Holland and Port Huron/East Lansing, Missouri service between Kansas City and St. Louis and Indiana service to and from Indianapolis. This Service Alert will be updated by 4:00 p.m. CT on Monday, Jan. 27, with cancelations for Tuesday, Jan. 28. 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 or by using the free Amtrak mobile app.

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