Friday, August 14, 2009

Amtrak to suspend Pittsburgh service during G-20 summit

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Amtrak says it will suspend service at its Pittsburgh station during the Group of 20 eocnomic summit Sept. 24-26. Trains will pass through the station, but will not stop.


Spokeswoman Tracy Connell says passengers will not be able to book trips that begin or end in Pittsburgh from Sept. 24-26. The G-20 summit will be held at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, a few blocks away fromthe train station.

Amtrak’s Capitol Limited, linking Chicago with Washington, D.C., and Pennsylvanian, traveling between Pittsburgh and New York, serve Pittsburgh.