Coast Starlight Suspended Due to Massive Mudslides

CHEMULT, Ore. — Following mudslides over railroad tracks north of Chemult, Ore., on Jan. 19, Amtrak Coast Starlight service will be disrupted Jan. 24 through Jan. 31. No alternate transportation is provided.

Union Pacific Railroad has suspended all railroad traffic through the area.

The northbound Coast Starlight (Train 14) is canceled from Los Angeles to Seattle from Jan. 24 through Jan. 31. The southbound Coast Starlight (Train 11) is canceled from Seattle to Los Angeles from Jan. 25 through Feb. 1. These dates may be extended.

Although the Coast Starlight is canceled in its entirety between Los Angeles and Seattle during this period, Amtrak does offer service on other trains and motorcoaches between Southern California and the Pacific Northwest. For travel throughout California, passengers may make motorcoach connections at Los Angeles Union Station to the San Joaquins train service for travel between Bakersfield and Sacramento/Oakland.

Passengers may also take the Pacific Surfliner trains between Los Angeles and San Luis Obispo. At San Luis Obispo, they may take a motorcoach connection to the Capitol Corridor train service in San Jose for travel to Sacramento/Auburn and points in between. Amtrak offers a motorcoach connection between Sacramento and Medford, Ore.

For travel throughout the Pacific Northwest, passengers may take the Amtrak Cascades service from Eugene, Ore., to Vancouver, British Columbia.