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Amtrak will suspend part of its services in Washington, D.C. before the inauguration ceremony

via:CnBeta     time:2021/1/17 8:34:56     readed:83

Amtrak announced on January 16 that it would suspend part of its services in Virginia and southern Washington, D.C., due to security concerns during the presidential inauguration."In the wake of the riots in the Capitol building, we are taking additional steps to prepare for the inauguration and continue to ensure the safety of employees and customers in Washington, D.C., and the entire rail network," Amtrak said

"In addition to restricting ticket purchases and requiring travel with masks, we are strengthening police enforcement to ensure that policies are strictly observed."

Biden, the president-elect, originally planned to take the train from his home in Delaware to attend the inauguration ceremony, but the plan was cancelled due to security concerns, the report said. In addition, the conflict in Congress has alarmed us law enforcement agencies. To prevent riots during the presidential inauguration, as many as 25000 members of the National Guard will be deployed to Washington, D.C.

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