Amtrak ended its 2018 fiscal year with its highest operating earnings and revenue on record, even as disruptions kept a lid on the number of passengers.
Amtrak is due to submit a new safety management system plan to the federal government by Nov. 1 that includes plans to more closely watch for near misses like the approximately 115 major operating violations already recorded each year.
However, customers on Acela Express train 2190, traveling between New York City and Boston, will instead get on Northeast Regional train 190 at close to the same time.
With a major winter storm approaching the Northeast, Amtrak has modified several services in the region and canceled one between D.C. and an area of Virginia on Thursday.
Amtrak service has resumed after a person was struck south of Wilmington, Delaware, Wednesday afternoon — but travelers should still expect delays.
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