Wheeled Mobility Device Dimensions

On some older cars, extra maneuvering may be required during boarding and detraining, particularly if a wheelchair lift is used. Smaller devices are always easier to maneuver onboard trains. Some routes can accommodate larger devices.

If the dimensions of your wheeled mobility device exceed the listed dimensions, we may still be able to accommodate your device, depending on the specific type of car or equipment used for your trip. Contact us at 1-800-USA-RAIL or TTY 1-800-523-6590 so we can provide up-to-date information specific to your travel plans and assist with accommodations or travel requests.

Here are the specific dimensions that each route can accommodate:

Acela - 30” maximum width

Boston - New York – Philadelphia - Washington, DC

Adirondack - 27.5” maximum width

Montreal - Westport - Saratoga Springs - Albany - New York

Amtrak Cascades - 29.5” maximum width

Vancouver, BC - Seattle - Tacoma - Portland - Salem - Eugene

Amtrak Hartford Line - 27.5” maximum width

New Haven - Hartford - Windsor Locks - Springfield

Auto Train - 30” maximum width

Lorton, VA (Washington, DC) - Sanford, FL (Orlando)

California Zephyr - 28.5” maximum width

Chicago - Denver - Salt Lake City - Emeryville (San Francisco)

Capitol Corridor - 29.5” maximum width

Auburn - Sacramento - Emeryville (San Francisco) - Oakland - San Jose

Capitol Limited - 28.5” maximum width

Washington - Pittsburgh – Cleveland - Chicago

Cardinal - 27.5” maximum width

New York - Washington - Charlottesville - Indianapolis - Chicago

Carolinian/Piedmont - 27.5” maximum width

New York - Washington - Richmond - Raleigh - Charlotte

City of New Orleans - 28.5” maximum width

Chicago - Memphis - Jackson - New Orleans

Coast Starlight - 28.5” maximum width

Seattle - Portland - Los Angeles

Crescent - 27.5” maximum width

New York - Washington - Atlanta - New Orleans

Downeaster - 27.5” maximum width

Brunswick - Portland - Boston

Empire Builder - 28.5” maximum width

Chicago - Milwaukee - St. Paul / Minneapolis - Portland / Seattle

Empire Service - 27.5” maximum width

New York - Albany - Buffalo - Toronto

Ethan Allen Express - 27.5” maximum width

Rutland - Albany - New York

Heartland Flyer - 28.5” maximum width

Oklahoma City - Fort Worth

Illinois Service - 27.5” maximum width

Chicago - Quincy / Omaha, Carbondale, St. Louis / Kansas City

Keystone Service - 27.5” maximum width

Harrisburg - Philadelphia - New York

Lake Shore Limited - 27.5” maximum width

Chicago - Cleveland - Buffalo - Boston / New York

Maple Leaf - 27.5” maximum width

New York - Buffalo - Toronto

Michigan Services - 27.5” maximum width

Chicago - Detroit - Pontiac / Chicago - Grand Rapids

Missouri River Runner - 27.5” maximum width

St. Louis - Washington - Jefferson City - Kansas City, MO

Northeast Regional - 27.5” maximum width

Boston/Springfield - New York - Philadelphia - Washington - Roanoke/Norfolk/Newport News

Pacific Surfliner - 29.5” maximum width

San Luis Obispo - Santa Barbara - Los Angeles - San Diego

Pennsylvanian - 27.5” maximum width

New York - Philadelphia - Pittsburgh

San Joaquins - 29.5” maximum width

San Francisco - San Joaquin Valley - Fresno - Bakersfield

Silver Service/Palmetto - 27.5” maximum width

New York - Washington, DC - Charleston - Savannah - Jacksonville - Orlando - Tampa / Miami

Southwest Chief - 28.5” maximum width

Chicago - Kansas City - Albuquerque - Los Angeles

Sunset Limited - 28.5” maximum width

New Orleans - San Antonio - Los Angeles

Texas Eagle - 28.5” maximum width

Chicago - Dallas - San Antonio - El Paso - Tucson - Los Angeles

Valley Flyer - 27.5” maximum width

New Haven - Springfield - Northampton - Greenfield

Vermonter - 27.5” maximum width

St. Albans - Springfield - New York - Washington