Tracks between Seattle and Everett have been shut down for passenger trains 95 percent of the time since Thanksgiving thanks to mudslides.
mudslide Thursday afternoon just north of Mukilteo has halted passenger train service until at least Saturday afternoon between Seattle and Everett.
A Burlington Northern Santa Fe spokesman says train passenger service between Seattle and Everett has been canceled until next Monday.
The 48-hour moratorium on passenger and commuter train service between Seattle and Everett is now being extended indefinitely.
Freight train traffic has resumed on a stretch of rail south of Everett, Wash., that was hit by a mudslide that derailed a freight train. However, a fresh mudslide has extended a moratorium on passenger train traffic in the area.
Heavy rain and winds caused a mudslide that hit Burlington Northern Santa Fe tracks about 1:30 a.m. Monday in the Nisqually area north of Olympia.
Heavy rains and winds are affecting passenger train service between Seattle and Everett.
A suspicious box prompted authorities to briefly shut down the BNSF main rail line north of Seattle’s King Street station.
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