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08 Jan 2020 | 11:13 AM UTC

US: Amtrak train service between Seattle (Washington state) and Portland (Oregon state) suspended following landslide January 7

Amtrak train service between Seattle (Washington state) and Portland (Oregon state) is temporarily suspended following a landslide on January 7; service to resume January 9

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Event

Amtrak train service between Seattle (Washington state) and Portland (Oregon state) was temporarily suspended on Tuesday, January 7, after a landslide blocked a portion of the track. Operations to clear the track are underway and Amtrak will provide an alternate bus service for passengers traveling between the two cities. Normal service is reportedly expected to resume at 08:00 (local time) on Thursday, January 9.

Residual disruptions, including train delays and cancelations, are possible over the coming days.  

Advice

Individuals traveling via Amtrak between Portland and Seattle are advised to monitor the situation, confirm reservations, and anticipate train delays and cancelations.