Amtrak says service on the Southwest Chief has been temporarily suspended between Newton, Kan., and Albuquerque, N.M. because of the fires.
The Chief will miss stops in western Kansas and parts of southwestern Colorado and northeastern New Mexico. It will still stop in Trinidad, Colo.; Raton, N.M.; and Las Vegas, N.M. The Daily Southwest Chief service, which runs between Chicago and Los Angeles, will continue to run, using motorcoaches and commuter trains for detours.
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