Slowdown Lowdown

We're stuck in traffic so you don't have to be

NOTICE: Slowdown Lowdown has moved.

With the launch of our new website, we've moved Slowdown Lowdown.
Visit the new section.

Trains on Lakewood tracks next week

Post by Rob Carson / The News Tribune on Aug. 2, 2012 at 1:58 pm with 1 Comment »
August 3, 2012 11:37 am

Sound Transit says test trains will be on the new tracks between Lakewood and Tacoma’s Freighthouse Square as early as next Wednesday, Aug. 8.

Testing the tracks and road crossings will take several weeks. Passengers will be able to ride the train starting about Oct. 1, Sound Transit says. That date could change depending on the results of the testing.

Leave a comment Comments → 1
  1. ferryguy says:

    All I can say is it’s about time. Lakewood taxpayers have been paying for this train service since 1998. It’s hard to believe that with all the lawsuits, redesigns, more lawsuits and other issues that we’ll finally have Sounder service from Lakewood.

*
We welcome comments. Please keep them civil, short and to the point. ALL CAPS, spam, obscene, profane, abusive and off topic comments will be deleted. Repeat offenders will be blocked. Thanks for taking part and abiding by these simple rules.

JavaScript is required to post comments.

Follow the comments on this post with RSS 2.0