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Amtrak temporarily suspended between Missouri and Texas

1 year 1 week 6 hours ago Friday, May 31 2019 May 31, 2019 May 31, 2019 9:26 AM May 31, 2019 in News - AP Texas Headlines

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Amtrak says flooding is forcing it to suspend service between St. Louis and Fort Worth, Texas, unit June 7.

Amtrak officials said in a news release Friday that flooding has diverted freight train traffic onto tracks used by the passenger train service.

Service between Chicago and St. Louis and between San Antonio and Fort Worth will continue as usual.

No substitute transportation is available other than the scheduled Trinity Railway Express commuter train service between Fort Worth and Dallas, which is ticketed separately.

Some tickets are available for those willing to travel alternate routes between Illinois or Missouri and Texas using the Amtrak Southwest Chief and the Amtrak Heartland Flyer.

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