In West Virginia, 232 Amtrak passengers were stranded Friday night on a train blocked on both sides of the tracks by toppled trees.
Brooke Richart, a 26-year-old teacher from New York City, was among the passengers stranded for 20 hours. She read half a book and took walks outside the train, which had light, air conditioning and food the entire time. But she called the wait "trying."
"Thankfully we could go in and out of the train because we were there so long. If you wanted to stretch your legs or take a walk, you could," she said.
Amtrak spokesman Steve Kulm said passengers were taken away by buses Saturday night.
About 20 of those passengers arrived early Sunday morning at Union Terminal by bus. Passengers had to switch buses several times on the nine hour trip from West Virginia to Cincinnati.
Passengers also told 9 News that while the train had power and AC, they could not get cell service to speak with family members and give updates on their trip.
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