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Amtrak suspends Downeaster service

Amtrak's service between Boston and Brunswick, Maine, will be suspended through April 30.
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Amtrak yesterday suspended the Downeaster service between Boston and Brunswick, Maine, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The suspension will remain in effect through at least April 30, Northern New England Passenger Rail Authority officials said in a press release.

Brunswick, Freeport, Portland, Saco, Wells, Dover and Durham stations will also close. 

Amtrak also waived ticket reservation change fees for all trip reservations made before May 31.

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