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Crews work to ensure trains will keep rolling when rains hit

EVERETT — Work has started to shore up the worst of the slipping, sliding coastal bluffs above the railroad tracks between Everett and Mukilteo.Mudslides pose a seasonal nuisance — and danger — for Sounder commuters, Amtrak passengers and freight trains.

Date: 08/21/2015 | Local News


S. Transit provides service to mud-halted train commuters

SEATTLE — Heavy rain over the weekend caused mudslides around western Washington, including one that has stopped passenger train service between Seattle and the city of Everett, about 25 miles north.

Date: 03/16/2015 | Northwest


New look on the horizon for Mukilteo eyesore

MUKILTEO — For years, the city’s waterfront has been has been an area of sharp contrasts, offering both stunning views and something of an eyesore.

Date: 02/14/2015 | Local News


Mudslide halts Sounder trains until Wednesday

SEATTLE — Sound Transit did not run Sounder train service on Sunday for Seahawks fans because of the weather forecast calling for heavy rains.Their precaution turned out to be warranted after another mudslide fell Sunday morning on the tracks about a mile south of Mukilteo.

Date: 12/28/2014 | Northwest


Sound Transit hopes to resume train for Seahawks

SEATTLE — Sound Transit hopes to resume Sounder train service north of Seattle in time for Sunday’s Seahawks game.Passenger train service was halted between Everett and Seattle’s King Street station for 48 hours because of a mudslide on Wednesday.

Date: 12/26/2014 | Northwest


Mudslide hits Everett-Seattle rail corridor

EVERETT — A BNSF Railway spokesman says a Wednesday evening mudslide from a slope adjacent to the main rail line between Seattle and Everett has halted passenger train traffic in the corridor until Friday evening.

Date: 12/10/2014 | Northwest


Roads remain icy; slide blocks passenger rail service to Seattle

EVERETT — Wintry weather continued to cause problems for Snohomish County on Sunday.Below-freezing temperatures kept some roads slick and icy well into the day, according to local police.In addition, a debris slide Saturday night caused a 48-hour closure of...

Date: 11/30/2014 | Local News




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