Pennsylvanian, Keystones to be Restored June 1

Amtrak announced this week that the New York-Pittsburgh Pennsylvanian will resume service on June 1.

On the same day Amtrak will begin restoring Keystone Service between Philadelphia and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

Keystone service will initially be nine weekday roundtrips with six roundtrips operated on weekends.

There will be no Keystone Service between Philadelphia and New York for now as there was before the COVID-19 pandemic began.

Amtrak said all trains will operate at less than full capacity to allow for social distancing.

Other service restorations set for June 1 include restoration of Acela service with three weekday roundtrips.

Northeast Regional service will increase from eight to 10 roundtrips in the Northeast Corridor.

In a unrelated development, VIA Rail Canada said that effective June 3 it will restore to service the following trains: 62 and 669 (Toronto-Kingston-Montréal)  and 52, 48, 59 (Toronto-Kingston-Ottawa).

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