Railroad company Amtrak will suspend services between Montreal and New York until next September due to track construction.

The train, called the Adirondack, has not arrived in Montreal since last month and the suspension was due to last until July.

“The current service interruption will now be extended until September 2024,” Amtrak customer service said. Passengers with tickets for late summer trains were notified.

Trains from New York stop in Saratoga Springs in upstate New York.

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The train usually takes about 11 hours to travel between Montreal and New York. In 2019, it carried about 117,000 passengers.

The Adirondack has had an incredibly difficult few years since 2020. Service was suspended at the start of the pandemic and only resumed three years later, in 2023.

But two months later, the train was stuck for weeks. The onset of a heatwave caused difficulties on parts of the rail line, and Canadian law requires trains to significantly slow down due to the condition of the rails.

Amtrak said last month that such problems should occur less frequently as it makes progress in repairing the track.