News Brief

FROM NNEPRA: Brunswick & Freeport Passengers take note that TRAINS 682, 684 and 692 will depart Brunswick and Freeport 5 minutes earlier beginning on Monday, July 24, 2017.  The Downeaster website and Amtrak.com have been modified accordingly.  Passengers who already have reservations are being called.

The Amtrak Quik-Trak machines were scheduled to be discontinued next summer, but word from Patricia Quinn, NNEPRA Executive Director, is that the new withdrawal date is June 30th of 2019. Amtrak reports that only 7% of its ridership currently use the machines as online reservations continue to grow.