Amtrak Vermonter back to regular service Friday

In this aerial photo railroad passenger cars from a derailed Amtrak passenger train are surrounded by foliage, Monday, Oct. 5, 2015, in Northfield, Vt. The train, the Vermonter, was headed from Vermont to Washington, D.C., when it apparently struck rocks that were on the tracks. No life-threatening injuries were reported. (Stefan Hard/Barre-Montpelier Times Argus via AP)

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The Amtrak Vermonter will resume regular rail service on Friday after a derailment stopped service Monday.

For several days the #55 and #56 trains were on modified service after Monday’s derailment. Anyone traveling north of Springfield dealt with long delays and bus rides while crews worked to clear the tracks.

On Thursday, normal service returned to the northbound #56 Train, but the #55 Train going south was still modified.

Both trains will run as normal between St. Albans, Vermont and Washington D.C. on Friday.

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