RALEIGH – Starting Monday, passengers traveling on Amtrak trains in North Carolina will notice a change in train schedules lasting for approximately one month. The schedule changes are necessary to accommodate track work being performed by CSX.
On Mondays through Thursdays from Oct. 14 to Nov. 14, Carolinian trains 79 and 80 between Raleigh and New York will be cancelled. The trains will operate on a normal schedule on Friday, Saturday and Sunday during this period. The trains will also continue to operate on a normal schedule between Charlotte and Raleigh.
During the work, alternate bus service will be provided for passengers traveling from Raleigh to Selma, Wilson or Rocky Mount. Buses may leave up to 30 minutes later than times shown in Amtrak printed timetables.
Alternate bus service will also be provided for passengers traveling from Rocky Mount, Wilson or Selma to Raleigh. Buses may leave up to one hour earlier than times shown in Amtrak printed timetables.
For more information, visit www.bytrain.org or Amtrak.com, or call 1-800-USA-RAIL.