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Amtrak Increases Weekday Service to Norfolk, Virginia

Norfolk, VA harbor

Starting today, the Amtrak Northeast Regional will offer two weekday departures from Norfolk, VA., giving passengers more convenience for travel to Washington, D.C., and the Northeast.

The first Amtrak Northeast Regional departs Norfolk at 6:15 a.m. every weekday and arrives in Washington, D.C., at 10:45 a.m. The second Amtrak Northeast Regional departs Norfolk at 9:00 a.m. every weekday and arrive in Washington, D.C., at 1:27 p.m. The additional frequency of the Amtrak Northeast Regional will include a stop in Petersburg, VA.

Return trains depart Washington, D.C. in the late afternoon, early evening with early and later evening arrivals into Norfolk, VA.

The Norfolk station at 280 Park Ave. is also a stop for the Thruway bus connection for service to the Amtrak station in Newport News, VA.

Amtrak and the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT) partner to provide intercity passenger rail service to Richmond, Lynchburg and Roanoke. Amtrak service returned to Norfolk in 2012.

The Amtrak Northeast Regional offers Coach and Business Class seating with power outlets for charging laptops and mobile devices. The Café Car offers sandwiches, salads, snacks and hot and cold beverages, including a variety of wine, beer and soda.

For ticketing and reservations, visit Amtrak.com.

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