SEATTLE (AP) — A mudslide has shut down passenger train service between Seattle and Everett.

BNSF Railway spokesman Gus Melonas says passenger and commuter train service through the area is suspended until Saturday morning.

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Crews are expecting to reopen the line to freight trains by Thursday afternoon.

The slide hit the BNSF mainline about 9 miles north of downtown Seattle at about 9:20 a.m. Thursday.

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