Amtrak officials say a person has died after being struck by a train in Connecticut, and that service between New Haven and western Massachusetts has been temporarily suspended.
Amtrak temporarily suspended service between Boston and New York City because of overhead wire problems in Connecticut Monday.
Amtrak is suspending service between Boston and New York City from 4 p.m. Saturday through noon Sunday.
Amtrak service in New England remains disrupted after the weekend snowstorm that downed trees and power lines across the Northeast.
Amtrak officials say a train got stuck overnight in central Massachusetts with 48 people aboard and they are being taken to their destinations by bus.
Logan Airport has a day-and-a half to get its operations back to normal before Thursday and the start of the long travel Labor Day Weekend.
Most, if not all of the MBTA’s trains, trolleys and buses will be running on their regular schedule. Amtrak is not ready yet though.
Hurricane Irene is causing all kinds of headaches for travelers this weekend.
Health officials are warning passengers who took an Amtrak train from Boston to Virginia last week that they may have been exposed to a person with measles.
Amtrak is suing a Somerville company that owned a truck involved in a train crash.