To check an Amtrak train's current status visit Atrak.com, click Check Train Status on the homepage, choose Arrival Status or Departure Status and date, enter train number and click Search. To check a Long Island Rail Road or Metro-North Railroad train's status, download the Metropolitan Transportation Authority Train Times app.
Amtrak offers a mobile app that customers can download to an iPhone or Android device to check train status. Click Amtrak for Mobile on the homepage and select the app for your mobile. Amtrak also offers an online map that shows a train's real-time location on a U.S. map. Click Track a Train Map in the bottom-left corner of the homepage and enter a train name, number or station in the search box to see the train's location along its route and read a pop-up window detailing status information.