Amtrak using Pt. Defiance route

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Amtrak using Pt. Defiance route
Posted by blue streak 1 on Monday, December 18, 2017 6:40 PM

Don't know when the "detours" began but Starlight 11 left SEA one minute late and stopped at the old station in Tacoma about 11:06 and Pt. Defiance at 11:25.  How passengers are being handled in Tacoma is unknown.

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Posted by SD70Dude on Monday, December 18, 2017 7:10 PM

I wonder how long this will last, that is until the wreck is cleaned up.

Is the Starlight being moved to the bypass route as well?  I had heard somewhere a while ago that it would stay on the old route.

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Posted by NorthWest on Monday, December 18, 2017 10:14 PM

They're using the old station.

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