- Jan 23, 2012
Service Alert from Amtrak:
Amtrak Northeast Regional Train 188 at North Philadelphia
Injuries reported in incident, all Amtrak service canceled this evening between New York and Philadelphia
May 12, 2015
11:15 p.m. ET
Business hours: Amtrak Media Relations, Washington: 202 906.3860;
After hours: weekends & holidays: 800 562.1904
This evening, Amtrak Northeast Regional Train 188, operating from Washington to New York derailed north of Philadelphia. There were approximately 238 passengers and 5 crew members on board. Initial reports are that several passengers have been injured and taken to local medical facilities for treatment. Local emergency responders are on the scene and an investigation is ongoing. Northeast Corridor service between New York and Philadelphia is suspended.
Persons with questions about their friends and family aboard this train have a special number to call for information: 800-523-9101.
Additional updates will be provided when available, including on the Amtrak blog: http://blog.amtrak.com/2015/05/amtrak-northeast-regional-train-188-north-philadelphia/
Amtrak regrets any inconvenience. This information is correct as of the above time and date. Information is subject to change as conditions warrant.
Passengers with travel plans can confirm their train's status, change their plans or review refund information using a range of tools – including Amtrak.com, smartphone apps or by calling 800-USA-RAIL. Service Alerts, Passenger Notices and other announcements are posted at Amtrak.com/alerts.
To be notified of service disruptions on the Northeast Corridor (including Acela Express, Northeast Regional and other corridor services), follow @AmtrakNEC on Twitter.
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