Delays caused by repairs to the tracks continue to plague the Downeaster.

According to its website, most trains are experiencing delays of 20-35 minutes and Train 688, which leaves Brunswick at 5:55 p.m. and arrives in Boston at 9:20 p.m., is experiencing delays of 60-65 minutes.

The Northern New England Passenger Rail Authority recommends travelers check its website, AmtrakDowneaster.com for updates, or call 1-800-872-7245, to check on the status of trains.

Crews are trying to repair damage caused to the rail bed by the harsh winter.


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