Amtrak to Continue Normal Operations in the Event of a Federal Government Shutdown

WASHINGTON – Amtrak said it will continue normal operation of its national intercity and high-speed passenger rail network in the event of a short-term federal government shutdown.

“Passengers planning to travel on Amtrak trains in the Northeast Corridor and across the country in the coming days and weeks can be assured that Amtrak will remain open for business,” the company said in a statement.