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Amtrak cancels Cascades Service for today

Post by Stacey Mulick / The News Tribune on Dec. 22, 2008 at 11:58 am |
December 22, 2008 11:58 am

Amtrak canceled its Amtrak Cascades trains for today because of the recent winter storms.

All trains between Eugene, Ore., and Vancouver, B.C., are canceled, the company reported on its Web site. Other Amtrak trains in the Pacific Northwest are in operation but have lengthy delays.

Here’s a little more from Amtrak:

Empire Builder

Trains 8 & 28 are planned to originate in Portland on December 22, with alternate transportation planned from Seattle for Train 8 passengers ticketed from Seattle and intermediate points to Spokane, Wash.

Coast Starlight

Trains 11 & 14 are expected to operate over their full Seattle-Los Angeles route on December 22, subject to significant delay in the Pacific Northwest.

Amtrak regrets any inconvenience. This information is correct as of the above time and date. Information is subject to change as conditions warrant. Passengers are encouraged to call 800-USA-RAIL or visit for schedule information and train status updates.

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