(The following press release from Amtrak was received by e-mail. The 
sender verified the statement.) 
Amtrak Cascades and Empire Builder Services Affected by Mudslides North of 
Alternate Transportation Being Provided  
BNSF Railway Co. has imposed a suspension on passenger train operations between 
Seattle and Everett, Wash., due to multiple mudslides north of Everett, through 
Friday evening, January 11. 
Alternate transportation will be provided for Amtrak Cascades and Empire 
Builder trains. 
Passengers who have paid but choose not to travel due to this service 
disruption can receive a refund or a voucher for future travel. Some 
reservations booked online can be modified or canceled on or by 
using the free Amtrak mobile app. 
To be notified of operational information via Twitter follow @Amtrak_Cascades, 
@PACSurfliners, or @SanJoaquinTrain. 
Amtrak regrets any inconvenience. This information is correct as of the above 
time and date. Information is subject to change as conditions warrant. 
Passengers are encouraged to call 800-USA-RAIL or visit for 
Service Alerts and Passenger Notices. Schedule information and train status 
updates are available at the home page. 
Amtrak Media Relations, Oakland: 510 238.4360;
After hours:
weekends & holidays: 800 562.1904
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