Users' questions

Where does Northeast Regional train stop?

Where does Northeast Regional train stop?

Train Stations Served by the Northeast Regional

  • Boston, MA – South Station (BOS)
  • Boston, MA – Back Bay Station (BBY)
  • Route 128, MA (RTE)
  • Providence, RI – Amtrak/MBTA Station (PVD)
  • Kingston, RI (KIN)
  • Westerly, RI (WLY)
  • Mystic, CT (MYS)
  • New London, CT – Union Station (NLC)

Is Amtrak Northeast Regional usually on time?

We know from Amtrak’s historical performance data that Northeast Corridor routes enjoy pretty good on-time performance compared to the rest of the system. In June, for instance, Northeast Regional trains had a 76 percent on-time rate, while Acela trains ran at 73 percent.

How many Northeast Regional trains are there?

10 Northeast Regional trains
Monday through Friday, there are 10 Northeast Regional trains on this route; 9 trains on weekends. The journey takes between 4 and 4-1/2 hours, depending on the train.

Is Acela nicer than Amtrak?

Acela’s are somewhat nicer, obviously somewhat faster, and probably bounce around somewhat more on the track because of their higher speed. I assume you see that you can get a 7 a.m. Northeast Regional for $312.

How reliable are Amtrak times?

Fairly reliable. I take Amtrak trains a couple times a week. The Acela trains are rarely delayed by more than a few minutes. Every once in a while you’ll see a cancellation or long delay (of an hour or more).

Is Northeast Regional Amtrak?

The Northeast Regional is an intercity rail service operated by Amtrak in the Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic United States. Trains generally run along the Northeast Corridor between Boston, Massachusetts, and Washington, D.C., via New York City. …

Is the Northeast Regional train safe?

For the 238 passengers and 5 crew aboard Amtrak Northeast Regional Train 188 between Washington to New York, which derailed north of Philadelphia Tuesday evening, train travel was not a safe mode of transportation. Train travel is relatively safe — almost as safe as air travel.