AMTRAK CASCADES, EMPIRE BUILDER AFFECTED NORTH OF SEATTLE
(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 Seattle 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 Amtrak.com 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 Amtrak.com/alerts for Service Alerts and Passenger Notices. Schedule information and train status updates are available at the Amtrak.com home page.
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