Isaac Interrupts Amtrak's Crescent

All Amtrak service to and from New Orleans is temporarily suspended due to Hurricane Isaac. No alternate transportation is available to and from New Orleans and the three cities where Amtrak service will temporarily originate and terminate.

Crescent, Trains 19 & 20
This daily service from New York and Washington will terminate and originate in Atlanta, rather than New Orleans, with no service on this route in Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana through August 30.

Sunset Limited, Trains 1 & 2
This three-days-weekly service from Los Angeles and Tucson will terminate and originate in San Antonio, rather than New Orleans, with no service on this route in Louisiana or in Beaumont or Houston, Texas, eastbound through August 31 and westbound through September 1. Amtrak Thruway Bus Connections at Houston to and from Longview and Galveston are continuing to operate.

City of New Orleans, Trains 58 & 59
This daily service from Chicago will terminate and originate in Memphis, rather than New Orleans, with no service on this route in Mississippi and Louisiana through August 31.

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 reservations booked online can be modified or canceled on Amtrak.com or by using the free Amtrak mobile app.


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