Service Alert: Crescent - CSX Derailment Causes Amtrak Crescent Service Disruption January 18 & 19
Due to a CSX freight train derailment on the Norfolk Southern railroad north of Meridian, MS, Monday, January 16, Amtrak's Crescent service will be disrupted today and tomorrow. The derailment caused the single main track to be blocked, and one mile of track was damaged.
As a result, the following operations plan is in effect for the Crescent:
Train 19, departing New York on Jan. 18, will terminate in Atlanta, with no alternate transportation to points south of Atlanta.
Train 20, scheduled to depart New Orleans on Jan. 19, will originate in Atlanta, with no alternate transportation between New Orleans and Atlanta.
Passengers are encouraged to check www.amtrak.com
or call 1-800-USA-RAIL to monitor individual train status.