Hundreds of flights were canceled at Logan Airport and Amtrak train service was halted in New England Tuesday as a nor’easter delivered snow and high winds to the northeast.
Amtrak suspended all trains running between Boston and New York, and service was also suspended between Boston and Albany. Trains that left each city before 9 a.m. will complete their trips, according to Amtrak.
All Northeast Regional service between NYC and Boston will be suspended until further notice.
— Amtrak (@Amtrak) March 14, 2017
The rail service previously cancelled Acela Express service between the two cities. Amtrak said its Downeaster service between Maine and Boston is running on a modified schedule. The rail service is running on a modified schedule between New York City and Washington, D.C.
The storm has also caused the cancellation of thousands of flights along the east coast. FlightAware, a flight tracking website, reports that more than 400 flights scheduled to depart from Logan International Airport were cancelled Tuesday. According to the Massachusetts Port Authority website, most flights arriving and departing from Boston have been scrapped.
More than 2,800 flights were canceled in the New York City area alone, the Associated Press reports.
With forecasters predicting 12 and 18 inches of snow for most of the state, Massachusetts officials urged drivers to stay off the road. The speed limit on the Mass. Pike was lowered early Tuesday.
— Mass State Police (@MassStatePolice) March 14, 2017
The MBTA’s ferry service is cancelled, but the transit agency’s subway lines are running on a normal schedule. The Commuter Rail is running reduced service.