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Amtrak Cascades

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The Amtrak Cascades is a passenger train route operated by Amtrak. It is named after the Cascade mountain range that the route parallels. The Cascades covers a 446-mile (718 km) rail corridor and connects 18 cities in the Pacific Northwest from Eugene, Oregon to Vancouver, British Columbia. However, no single train covers the whole distance from Vancouver, BC to Eugene, OR. As of February 2016, two daily trains operate between Vancouver, BC and Seattle or Portland, four daily trains operate between Seattle and Portland, and two trains operate between Eugene and Seattle or Portland. Further expansion of service between Seattle and Portland was halted in late 2017 due to a fatal accident in December that involved a train falling off the tracks near Seattle. Check the schedule for exact times. In addition to the above, the Amtrak Coast Starlight offers an additional train along the same route from Seattle to Eugene with the same stops except Tukwila and Oregon City. The Coast Starlight then continues from Eugene to Los Angeles with two additional stops in Chemult and Klamath Falls, Oregon before crossing into California.


Map of Amtrak Cascades

From north to south:

British Columbia, Canada[edit]


  • 2 Bellingham – Fairhaven Station. A connection can be made here to the Alaska Marine Highway System Bellingham station (Q3095958) on Wikidata Fairhaven Station on Wikipedia
  • 3 Mount Vernon – Skagit Transportation Center. Skagit Transportation Center (Q3097125) on Wikidata Skagit Transportation Center on Wikipedia
  • 4 Stanwood– Stanwood Station. Gateway to Camano Island Stanwood station (Q7600324) on Wikidata Stanwood station on Wikipedia
  • 5 Everett – Everett Station. A connection can be made here to the Empire Builder. Everett Station (Q3095760) on Wikidata Everett Station on Wikipedia
  • 6 Edmonds – Edmonds Station. A connection can be made here to the Empire Builder. Edmonds station (Q3095725) on Wikidata Edmonds station (Washington) on Wikipedia
  • 7 Seattle – King Street Station. A connection can be made here to the Empire Builder. Thruway bus connections to Vancouver by Cantrail and to Port Angeles by Olympic Bus Lines. King Street Station (Q536131) on Wikidata King Street Station on Wikipedia
  • 8 Tukwila – Tukwila Station. Tukwila station (Q3097914) on Wikidata Tukwila station on Wikipedia
  • 9 Tacoma – Tacoma Station. Tacoma Dome Station (Q7673991) on Wikidata Tacoma_station_(1984) on Wikipedia
  • 10 Olympia/Lacey – Centennial Station. Centennial Station (Q3096832) on Wikidata Centennial Station on Wikipedia
  • 11 Centralia – Centralia Station. Centralia station (Q3096163) on Wikidata Centralia station (Washington) on Wikipedia
  • 12 Kelso/Longview – Kelso Station. Kelso Multimodal Transportation Center (Q3096684) on Wikidata Kelso Multimodal Transportation Center on Wikipedia
  • 13 Vancouver – Vancouver Station. A connection can be made here to the Empire Builder. Vancouver station (Q1825911) on Wikidata Vancouver station (Washington) on Wikipedia


  • 14 Portland – Union Station. A connection can be made here to the Empire Builder. Thruway connections to Eugene is operated by Cascades Point and to Astoria by NW Point, both operated by MTR Western. Union Station (Q861473) on Wikidata Portland Union Station on Wikipedia
  • 15 Oregon City – Oregon City Station. Oregon City station (Q3095832) on Wikidata Oregon City station on Wikipedia
  • 16 Salem – Salem Station. Salem station (Q3097653) on Wikidata Salem station (Oregon) on Wikipedia
  • 17 Albany – Albany Station. Albany station (Q3095603) on Wikidata Albany station (Oregon) on Wikipedia
  • 18 Eugene – Eugene Springfield Station. Thruway connections to Portland is operated by Cascades Point Eugene–Springfield (Q3095753) on Wikidata Eugene–Springfield_station on Wikipedia


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