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Amtrak's Pennsylvanian

New York - Philadelphia - Harrisburg - Pittsburgh

Reservations required on trains marked "R".

For additional service between Harrisburg and New York, see the Keystone Service schedules.
For additional service between Pittsburgh and New York see the Capitol Limited and the Cardinal schedules.

Scenic Highlights along the route.
Connecting services
Services on these trains.

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   R43            Train Number                       R42      R44 
  Daily           Days of Operation                 Mo-Sa     Su
Read down                                              Read up
 10:50a    0  Dp  New York, NY-Penn Sta. (ET) Ar    4:55p   10:54p
P11:07a   10      Newark, NJ                      D 4:35p  D10:34p
 11:40a   49      Princeton Jct., NJ                4:03p   10:05p
 11:50a   58      Trenton, NJ                       3:55p    9:58p
 12:17a   91  Ar  Philadelphia, PA            Dp    2:55p    9:30p
 12:42a       Dp                        (ET) Ar     2:50p    8:00p
  ----    99      Ardmore, PA                       ----     8:38p
  1:12p  110      Paoli, PA                         2:19p    8:25p
  ----   117      Exton, PA                         2:07p    8:15p
  ----   123      Downingtown, PA                   ----     8:09p
  1:52p  159      Lancaster, PA                     1:35p    7:40p
  2:06p   177      Elizabethtown, PA                 1:18p    7:23p
  2:26p  195  Ar  Harrisburg, PA             Dp     1:00p    6:05p
  2:40p       Dp                             Ar    12:45p    6:45p
  3:46p  256      Lewistown, PA                    11:09a    5:09p
  4:22p  293      Huntingdon, PA                   10:32a    4:32p
F 4:48p  313      Tyrone, PA                      F10:05a  F 4:05p
  5:06p  327      Altoona, PA                       9:49a    3:49p
  6:00p  366      Johnstown, PA                     8:54a    2:54a
F 6:41p  403      Latrobe, PA                     F 8:11a  F 2:11a
  6:52p  413      Greensburg, PA                    8:01a    2:01a
  8:05p  444  Ar  Pittsburgh, PA             Dp    7:20a    1:20p

   R29            Connecting  Train            R30
 11:55p       Dp  Pittsburgh, PA             Ar     5:30a  
  1:33a  528      Alliance, OH                      3:15a  
  2:31a  584  Ar  Cleveland,OH               Dp     2:15a  
  2:37a       Dp                                    2:06a  
  3:07a  609      Elyria, OH                        1:40a  
  3:40a  644      Sandusky, OH                      1:05p  
  4:46a  691  Ar  Toledo, OH                 Dp    11:59p  
  5:10a       Dp                       (ET)  Ar    11:55p  
  6:24a  769      Waterloo, OH         (EST)       10:47p  
  7:17a  823      Elkhardt, IN         (EST)        9:54p  
  7:36a  841      South Bend, IN       (EST)        9:33p  
  8:40a  925  Ar  Chicago, IL          (CT)   Dp    7:05   

D -- Stops only to discharge passengers.
F -- Stops only on signal, or advance notice to conductor.
M -- Passengers not locally between this station and Chicago.
P -- Stops only to pick up passengers.
R -- All reserved train.
W -- Elyria and Sandusky passengers transfer to train 49 at Cleveland.
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Amtrak Thruway Connecting Services:

Harrisburg - Scranton - Reading

Capitol Trailways operates service between Amtrak's Harrisburg Station and Scranton and Reading. Purchase ticket from Trailways agent at (800) 333-8444

Pittsburgh - New Castle, PA

New Castle Transit Authority operates service Monday through Friday between New Castle and the Amtrak station in Pittsburgh. Contact New Castle Transit Authority at (724) 654-3130 for schedules. Pay fare to driver.

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Services on the Pennsylvanian:

  • Coaches -- Reservations required.
  • Business Class:
    • Reservations required.
    • Deluxe coach seating.
    • Complimentary non-alcoholic beverages.
    • At-seat power outlet.
  • Cafe -- Sandwiches, snacks, and beverages.
  • Smoking -- Smoking is prohibited on this train.
  • Baggage -- No checked baggage.

Scenic Highlights

  • Pennsylvania Dutch Country
  • Allegheny Mountains
  • Horseshoe Curve near Altoona
  • Pittsburgh's Golden Triangle where three rivers meet - the Allegheny, the Monongahela, and the Ohio.

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