Pacific Northwest Service Resumes South of Seattle, Coast Starlight to Originate in Portland

SEATTLE – BNSF Railway has opened the railroad between Portland, Ore., and Seattle, Wash. following mudslides south of Seattle, and Amtrak service was to resume Saturday, Dec. 16, with the exception of the Coast Starlight, train No. 11.

Train No. 11 will originate in Portland, with alternate transportation between Seattle and Portland.

Amtrak Cascades will operate as scheduled.

Passengers are encouraged to call 800-USA-RAIL or visit for schedule information and train status updates.

– Special to News Wire