According to a press release from Amtrak, trains 19 and 20, which normally operate between New York and New Orleans, will not operate between Atlanta and New Orleans on multiple days in January and February. Amtrak will not provide alternate transportation.
"The seasonal track work is being done by Norfolk Southern Railway," said Marc Magliari, spokesman for Amtrak.
The canceled transport dates are Mondays through Thursdays through the entire month of January. Transport on the two lines will also be canceled Feb. 3 through Feb. 6.
For the dates listed above, the southbound train 19 will terminate in Atlanta. Service will not be provided between Atlanta, Anniston, Birmingham, Tuscaloosa, Meridian, Laurel, Hattiesburg, Picayune, Slidell and New Orleans.
Also on the dates listed above, the northbound train 20 will originate in Atlanta. Service will not be provided at New Orleans, Slidell, Picayune, Hattiesburg, Laurel, Meridian, Tuscaloosa, Birmingham, Anniston and Atlanta.
Reservation and train status information is available at Amtrak.com, the company's mobile apps and at 1-800-872-7245.
Staff writer Patrick McCreless: 256-235-3561. On Twitter @PMcCreless_Star.