Amtrak to Prepare for Thanksgiving Travel with Additional Trains and Capacity

By Paul Riegler on 11 October 2019
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Amtrak announced plans to increase the frequency of some trains and add capacity to others for Thanksgiving week.

The railroad will operate an extended schedule in the Northeast Corridor, adding additional service and capacity to the Acela and Northeast Regional trains.  It will also add additional capacity to the Amtrak Keystone Service, Pennsylvanian, and Empire Service trains.

In the Midwest, Amtrak will add additional capacity to its Wolverine Service, Hiawatha, Pere Marquette, Illinois Zephyr, Lincoln Service, Saluki, and Illini trains. It will also operate additional service to some Downstate Illinois cities.

On the West Coast, Amtrak will add capacity to the Capital Corridor, San Joaquins, and Pacific Surfliner routes.

Some lines including the Pacific Surfliner, Hiawatha, Pennsylvanian, and Keystone Service will require reservations between November 25 and December 2.

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