Dec. 18, 2017
5:25 p.m. PT
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Amtrak Cascades Train 501, operating from Seattle and Portland, derailed south of Tacoma, Wash. There were approximately 80 passengers and five crew members on board.
Service from Seattle to points north and east is continuing to operate. Amtrak Cascades Trains 504 and 509 are cancelled. 502 will be cancelled on Tuesday, Dec. 19. No alternate transportation will be available.
Trains will be operating out of the original Tacoma Station located at 1001 Puyallup Avenue, Tacoma, WA 98421.
Additional updates will be provided when available.
This information is correct as of the above time and date. Information is subject to change as conditions warrant.
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