RAIL: Amtrak's on-time performance plummets amid harsh winter Published: Thursday, March 6, 2014 Severe weather, delays and the rollout of a new Wi-Fi service have hampered Amtrak service across the Midwest this winter. Please subscribe to Greenwire to read the full story. Username: Password: Forgot your access codes? Recover them. Not a subscriber? Sign up for a trial. Ready to subscribe? Click here.