Amtrak remains confident its Northeast Corridor service between New York and Philadelphia will be restored on Tuesday with full service available on Tuesday, a week after a derailment in Philadelphia injured 200 and killed eight.

Workers lay down new rail tracks at the site where a deadly train derailment happened earlier in the week in Philadelphia (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

A modified schedule  between Philadelphia and Washington D.C. will continue through Monday.

Otherwise, alternate service continues all weekend and on Monday for commuters which includes:

NJ Transit

  • Cross-honoring tickets on the Northeast Corridor between Trenton and New York.
  • RiverLINE is cross-honoring Amtrak tickets. Riders can travel from Pennsauken to Trenton and continue to New York.
  • Cross-honoring Amtrak tickets on bus service south of I-195.


  • Extra trains are running from West Trenton to the Frankford Transportation Center in Philadelphia. Free shuttle buses are available from Trenton station to West Trenton.


  • Additional bus service between New York and Philadelphia as well as Philadelphia and Washington.
  • Amtrak riders may trade in their ticket for a bus ticket at no extra charge until Amtrak resumes Northeast Corridor rail service.


  • Limited service is available between Washington and Philadelphia and Harrisburg and Philadelphia.

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