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Crescent cancellations NOL-ATL early next year?


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#1 tricia

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Posted 14 December 2017 - 03:50 PM

Looking into a trip in January or February, amtrak.com tells me the northbound Crescent is cancelled from NOL to ATL for several dates I've entered. 

 

Anyone know the exact range of dates for this? Every day of the week? And why it's happening?



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Posted 14 December 2017 - 05:30 PM

Looking into a trip in January or February, amtrak.com tells me the northbound Crescent is cancelled from NOL to ATL for several dates I've entered. 
 
Anyone know the exact range of dates for this? Every day of the week? And why it's happening?

There is usual during the annual trackwork performed on this route between ATL and NOL by NS each Winter in Jan. and Feb. before Mardi Gras.

I suggest you call Amtrak and get the official word on this matter including dates, any alternate transportation etc.
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Posted 14 December 2017 - 06:07 PM

Usually no train south of ATL Mon thru Thurs with corresponding northbound suspensions.   Alternate transportation usually not provided, although last year they did try.


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Posted 15 December 2017 - 01:16 PM

January 8th - February 8th
Mondays-Thursdays
Modified alternate bus transportation.

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Posted 15 December 2017 - 02:18 PM

January 8th - February 8th
Mondays-Thursdays
Modified alternate bus transportation.

 

Thanks! The bustitution is ATL-NOL, with schedule similar to what the train would be.



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Posted 15 December 2017 - 03:14 PM

Arrggghhh! I guess our trip is out.



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Posted 15 December 2017 - 06:38 PM

 

January 8th - February 8th
Mondays-Thursdays
Modified alternate bus transportation.

 

Thanks! The bustitution is ATL-NOL, with schedule similar to what the train would be.

 

Similar to last year.



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Posted 18 December 2017 - 10:19 AM

 

Similar to last year.

 

 

 

And the year before, and the year before, and the year before... ;) 



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Posted 18 December 2017 - 06:28 PM

 

 

Similar to last year.

 

 

 

And the year before, and the year before, and the year before... ;)

 

Actually, prior to last year, they did not offer the bustitution.



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Posted 20 December 2017 - 10:30 AM

Official advisory: https://www.amtrak.c...ew-orelans.html






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