Amtrak officials say full service between St. Louis and Kansas City will be restored on Wednesday, nearly a month after being disrupted due to flood waters.
Flooding along the Missouri River had forced more freight traffic onto tracks used by Amtrak’s Missouri River Runner. Spokesman Marc Magliari says the high waters have subsided.
The high water that's shut down two of Amtrak's Missouri River Runner trains for more than three weeks will keep those trains off the track until at least Sunday.
Amtrak had hoped last week that the Missouri River would recede enough to restart service by tomorrow, July 19th.
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