Amtrak Service Disrupted Following Mudslides

SEATTLE — Amtrak service in the Pacific Northwest was suspended following mudslides that blocked the railroad.

Train service on the Cascades (which runs between Eugene, Ore., and Vancouver, British Columbia) has been cancelled, and alternate transportation will be provided to all station stops. Also, service on the Coast Starlight will terminate at Eugene with alternate transportation provided between Eugene and Seattle.

The Empire Builder will terminate at Everett, Wash., with alternate transportation provided between Everett and Seattle.

It is expected that the service disruption will continue through tomorrow (Dec. 4).

Amtrak apologizes for any inconvenience. Passengers may call 800-USA-RAIL or visit for additional information and train status updates.

— News Wire