(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
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.
Amtrak Media Relations, Oakland: 510 238.4360;
weekends & holidays: 800 562.1904
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