Amtrak officials expect service cuts soon due to COVID-19 vaccine mandate

Amtrak's president says about 5% of its workforce has yet to get vaccinated less than four weeks before the Jan. 4 deadline.

News 12 Staff

Dec 10, 2021, 8:23 PM

Updated 950 days ago

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Service cuts may be coming to Amtrak due to the COVID-19 vaccine mandate.
A company executive told Congress that the railroad doesn't expect to have enough people to operate all its trains next month.
Amtrak's president says about 5% of its workforce has yet to get vaccinated less than four weeks before the Jan. 4 deadline.
The railroad is still determining what trips will be removed and wants to give passengers enough time to rebook trips.


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