Despite the abundance of public transportation options, trains remain a popular and consistent way to travel easily. Check out the world’s coolest train stations.
There is nothing like the iconic sound of a locomotive click-clacking on the railroad tracks to stir the imagination of a young child. From the Snoqualmie Valley Railroad and Northwest Railway Museum to Amtrak’s Northwest Passage journey, railroad experiences abound in the Seattle area for future conductors and engineers.
A man wanted by police after an assault climbed 40 feet up a tree next to railroad tracks and dangled precariously for three hours Friday, prompting officials to stop train traffic until he climbed down.
Tracks between Seattle and Everett have been shut down for passenger trains 95 percent of the time since Thanksgiving thanks to mudslides.
The 48-hour moratorium on passenger and commuter train service between Seattle and Everett is now being extended indefinitely.
Sound Transit says a mudslide blocks the railroad tracks just south of Everett, affecting commuter train travel.