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Sounder trains available for Mariners game day October 2

Seattle Mariners fans can save on travel time, parking and gas by taking Sound Transit’s popular Sounder trains to the Mariners 1:10 p.m. game Sunday, October 2 against the Oakland A’s. Special Sounder service is in addition to regular Link light rail, ST Express, and King County Metro service to…

Sounder trains available for Seahawks vs. Atlanta Falcons

Seattle sports fans can save on travel time, parking and gas by taking Sound Transit’s popular Sounder trains to this weekend’s Seahawks game. Special Sounder service is in addition to regular Link light rail, ST Express and King County Metro service to and from Lumen Field.  The special service…

Sound Transit kicks off Rail Safety Week  

In conjunction with national Rail Safety Week, Sound Transit is kicking off a campaign this week to educate and empower the public about the importance of safety around trains and tracks. This annual weeklong event, which first began in 2017, is a collaborative effort among Operation Lifesaver, Inc…

Sounder commuter rail service to operate regular Friday schedule

With a national rail strike averted, Sounder commuter rail service between Everett and Lakewood and Seattle will operate on its regular schedule Friday, September 16. On Monday, September 19, the final two S-Line trips cut during COVID will be restored. The restored trips are the 7:55 a.m.…

More time required to connect Hilltop Tacoma Link Extension to Tacoma Link

Crews continue to work connecting the Hilltop Tacoma Link Extension to Tacoma Link with round-the-clock and nighttime construction activity. While completing final systems testing for the project, areas of stray electrical current were discovered under a segment of newly installed track, which can…

National rail strike would cancel Sounder commuter rail service

In the event of a national rail strike, Sounder commuter rail service between Everett and Lakewood and Seattle would be canceled beginning Friday, September 16 until workers return. Sounder will operate regular service on Thursday, September 15.  Sounder trains are operated by unionized BNSF…

Sound Transit announces September 2022 Service Change

Service changes for Sound Transit service will take effect starting September 17. The changes include additional reductions as well as extending reductions that were implemented at the end of 2021 on certain ST Express routes due to operator shortages. The reductions will affect frequency of…

Sounder trains available for weekend sports events

Seattle sports fans can save on travel time, parking and gas by taking Sound Transit’s popular Sounder trains to this weekend’s Sounders and Mariners games. Special Sounder service is in addition to regular Link light rail, ST Express, and King County Metro service to and from Lumen Field and T-…

Link service returns to normal tomorrow, August 27

Beginning with the start of service Saturday, August 27, Link light rail will return to normal operations as platform work at the Columbia City Station wraps up six days ahead of schedule. The early return to service means that Mariners fans headed to the Ichiro Hall of Fame Induction Night on…

Sound Transit receives new Sounder cars

The first two of 11 new cars for the Sounder S Line have arrived in Seattle. The two new cars, one cab and one coach, are part of an 11-car order approved by the Sound Transit Board in 2020 totaling three passenger cab cars and eight coach cars. All the cars were manufactured by Alstom (formerly…