Amtrak to run services to Burlington, Vermont starting July 29
Sunday, June 19, 2022
The US train operator will begin services to on July 29, becoming the first passenger rail service to the city in nearly seventy years.(VTrans) confirmed Thursday
The New York City since the mid-1990s, will operate two daily services connecting Burlington with New York. A southbound service will depart Burlington at 10:10am and arrive at New York's at 5:45pm, and a northbound service will leave Penn Station at 2:21pm to arrive in Burlington at 9:55pm., which has run between and
Track work has been ongoing since fall 2020 to allow passenger trains to service Burlington, and two new stations have been constructed at US$75, though VTrans has stated half-price promotional fares will be offered during the summer.and . A one-way fare from Burlington to New York will cost a minimum of
In a statement, Vermont governor said "this new service will benefit Vermonters in countless ways, all while helping to grow our economy." Burlington mayor remarked "this long-desired service will give a boost to our economic recovery at a critical time, and give travelers a new, lower-carbon connection to New York and the rest of the Amtrak system."
The train servicing Burlington will have four coach cars and a café car, with Wi-Fi access and bike racks also available for riders.
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- Katharine Huntley. "It’s official: Amtrak to begin Burlington runs on July 29" — , June 16, 2022
- "Agency of Transportation Announces Start Date for Long-Awaited Amtrak Service in Burlington, Vergennes, and Middlebury" — , June 16, 2022