Amtrak Train Location Updates 2019

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Amtrak Train Location Updates 2019

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Train #364 left Chicago 5 hours late. Yesterday it left 1'26" late and arrived Pt. Huron 4'25" late or 3:56 AM. Even turning the clocks back an hour won't help this train. Anyone know what's up with AMTK Chicago?

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Re: Amtrak November Observations

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Train #350 left Chicago this morning 1'39" late. Something is going at Chicago with power, cars, crews? Yesterday #354 left 5 hours late. MDOT blames most of the usual tardiness on the host railroads. Not the case here.

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Re: Amtrak November Observations

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Amtrak having some issues again today. Amtrak 350 and 353 are both hours late, parked between Jackson and Ann Arbor out near Chelsea MI, shows a service disruption. 1:30pm
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Re: Amtrak November Observations

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353 has had an "incident" of some sort east of Chelsea...expect major delays

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A pedestrian was struck and killed by an Amtrak train near Dexter

https://www.mlive.com/news/ann-arbor/20 ... exter.html

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Is there more track work going on between Dearborn and Ann Arbor? Every westbound train seems to lose 5-15 minutes on this stretch. Or freight interference? The only junction is as Wayne, and the whole point of the needed re-double-tracking in this stretch was the facilitate freight and passenger meets with no delay. So.....what gives?

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Re: Amtrak November Observations

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For 355 The meet has been happening at CP 28 (CP Ypsi) more often then not as of late due to a late 352. As for the other trains I haven’t noticed anything weird.

355 by 30 west at 8:01 pm with the normal set plus 2 P42’s on the rear
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Amtrak 49 (16) was significantly delayed leaving the NYC area last night and is now approaching Cleveland 4 + hours late. If anyone wants to see it in good daylight rolling west, today would be a good day!

EDIT: 49 departed Toledo 3 hrs 45 mins late right at 10am.
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From late last month:
AMTRAK’S PENNSYLVANIAN NOW OFFERING CHECKED BAGGAGE AND BIKE SERVICE
https://media.amtrak.com/2019/10/amtrak ... an-trains/

The daily Amtrak around Horseshoe Curve is a little more substantial now!

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Amtrak 354 from Chicago to Pontiac arrived in Pontiac around 8:15 am this morning, about seven hours late. Website said "service disruption." Bad start to the busy holiday weekend for the Wolverines.

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No Train 353 out of Pontiac this morning. Website says "service disruption."

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Amtrak 351 about an hour and 45 minutes late out of Pontiac this morning for some reason. Longer holiday train again, looked like 8 cars instead of the usual five.

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The consist at Pontiac Station has noticeably more cars than usual
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Re: Amtrak Train Location Updates 2019

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All the Wolverines have had power on each end and, with the exception of 350/355, an extra two or three coaches this Christmas travel week. They have been running pretty close to on-time from I have noticed out back.

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