<![CDATA[Amtrak Service Alerts & Passenger Service Notices - Northwest ]]> Weblog Editor 2.0 2017-05-28 23:17:00 <![CDATA[Amtrak Service Disruption between Seattle and Portland, Ore.]]> May 28, 2017

8 p.m. PT

Amtrak Cascades and Coast Starlight services between Seattle and Portland, Ore., are suspended due to a landslide.

BNSF Railway, which own the tracks, has placed a 48-hour moratorium, suspending all rail traffic in the area until Tuesday, May 30. Amtrak is seeking alternate transportation.

Normal rail operations continue north of Seattle and south of Portland, Ore.

Amtrak regrets any inconvenience. This information is correct as of the above time and date. Information is subject to change as conditions warrant.

Passengers with travel plans can confirm their train's status, change their plans or review refund information using a range of tools – including Amtrak.com, smartphone apps or by calling 800-USA-RAIL. Service Alerts, Passenger Notices and other announcements are posted at Amtrak.com/alerts.

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2017-05-28 23:17:00 <![CDATA[Empire Builder Trains 7/27 and 8/28: Possible Delays]]> Effective through June 16, 2017

BNSF Railway will perform track work along the Empire Builder route in Montana between Glasgow, MT, and Whitefish, MT. This work may cause delays to Empire Builder service through June 16, 2017, as described below:

  • Westbound Train 7/27 may encounter delays of up to two hours at stations west of Glasgow.
  • Eastbound Train 8/28 may encounter delays of up to two hours at stations east of Whitefish.
Don't Miss Your Train

While delays of up to two hours are anticipated, it could be much less at your station because trains can make up time. Before you head to the station, check the status of your train. For the most up-to-date departure times, visit Amtrak.com, use our free mobile apps, speak with station personnel or call 1-800-USA-RAIL (1-800-872-7245). You can also sign up to receive text or email delay alerts when booking your reservation.

We appreciate your patronage and apologize for any inconvenience.

Thank you for traveling with Amtrak.

PSN 0517-102

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2017-05-28 23:17:00 <![CDATA[Empire Builder Trains 27 and 28: Track Work Affects Service between Pasco, Washington and Portland, Oregon]]> Effective Mondays and Tuesdays; May 8, 9 and June 5 and 6, 2017
Bus Service to and from Bingen-White Salmon, Washington, Vancouver, Washington, and Portland

Due to BNSF track work, Trains 27 and 28 will not operate between Pasco and Portland on May 8, 9 and June 5 and 6, 2017.

  • Wishram, Washington Service
    Trains 27 and 28 will not stop at Wishram during this time, and alternate transportation will not be provided.
  • Westbound Train 27: Spokane to Portland Service Change
    Customers traveling to or from Bingen-White Salmon, Vancouver, Washington and Portland will get off the train at Pasco, where bus service will be provided to their destination.
  • Eastbound Train 28: Portland - Spokane Service Change
    Customers boarding at Portland, Vancouver, Washington and Bingen-White Salmon will be provided bus service to Pasco where they will board the train.

All buses will pick up and drop off customers at the Amtrak stations and will operate according to the respective train's schedule.

We appreciate your patronage and apologize for any inconvenience. For reservations and information, visit Amtrak.com, use our free mobile apps, speak with station personnel or call 1-800-USA-RAIL (1-800-872-7245).

Thank you for traveling with Amtrak.

PSN 0417-86

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