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Amtrak reports service restored between Philly & DC, repairs continue on overhead wires

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Amtrak reports "Crews continue to work on repairs to the overhead electrical system damaged earlier today along the Northeast Corridor near Elkton, Md.

Amtrak service is operating with significant delays between Washington and Philadelphia. Passengers with travel plans this afternoon or tonight are encouraged to check train status on and/or the Amtrak mobile app.

A cause of the disruption has yet to be determined and is under investigation. Crews will continue working through the night to restore full service in time for the morning rush hour on Thursday."

Amtrak had suspended train service earlier between Philadelphia and Washington after overhead wires were damaged in Maryland.

Passengers who have paid but choose not to travel due to this service disruption can receive a refund or a voucher for future travel. Some tickets booked online that have not yet been printed can be modified or canceled on or by using the free Amtrak mobile app.

To be notified of major service disruptions resulting in delays of 60 minutes or more to multiple trains on the Northeast Corridor, follow @AmtrakNEC on Twitter.

Amtrak regrets any inconvenience. This information is correct as of the above time and date. Information is subject to change as conditions warrant. Passengers are encouraged to call 800-USA-RAIL or visit for Service Alerts and Passenger Notices. Schedule information and train status updates are available at the home page.

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