Amtrak says it plans to restart pa*senger train service between Montreal and New York next week, a route that typically carries more than 100,000 pa*sengers a year.
However, the US railroad giant says it still needs to fine-tune several operational details ahead of the scheduled 9/11 restart.
Amtrak announced in late June that it would halt service on the Canadian National Railway Company line due to speed restrictions imposed by the summer heat, which can cause kinks in the steel tracks.
He cited what he called an inconsistent application of CN’s heat-control policy, which limited trains to 10 miles per hour on some sections on hot days and delayed pa*sengers for up to four hours.
CN pointed the finger back, saying Amtrak failed to pay for maintenance that would have improved the track, which could then withstand high summer temperatures.
Amtrak says it has been in discussions with CN and the New York State Department of Transportation on various solutions for the scenic route, dubbed the Adirondack Line.
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