Link light rail single tracking late night tonight and May 23 between Beacon Hill and Mount Baker stations
Northbound platforms at stations will be closed to allow for necessary track replacement
To maintain rail safety and reduce long-term maintenance costs, Sound Transit rail and maintenance contractors need to replace rail around the Beacon Hill and Tukwila International Blvd stations. As a result, the northbound platforms (signs indicating Northgate) at Beacon Hill and Mount Baker stations will be closed tonight and on Tuesday, May 23 from 11 p.m. until end of revenue service to allow crews to perform the necessary work.
In addition, on Tuesday, June 27, the northbound platform at Tukwila International Boulevard Station will be closed from 11 p.m. to end of service.
The work tonight marks the start of track repair work that will take place on Tuesday nights throughout the months of May and June. From 11 p.m. until end of service throughout the month of May, Link trains will operate on a single track near Beacon Hill Station. Throughout June, trains will operate on a single track near Tukwila International Blvd Station. Other than the dates specifically cited, the platforms at the stations will remain open in both directions during this period.
For the platform closures on Beacon Hill and Mount Baker, all passengers must board on the southbound platform (signs indicating Angle Lake). Passengers should be aware of the direction of the trains arriving at the stations, as that will be the direction in which the trains will continue.
Passengers should allow for additional travel time during this period. Information about alternative routes that passengers may want to consider is available on our website.
A language line is available to provide translation assistance for limited English proficiency persons at 800-823-9230.
Sound Transit remains committed to working closely with its partners to continue serving the public. Efforts will continue to prioritize serving riders who depend on Sound Transit’s services, including seniors, people with disabilities, Title VI protected populations (race, color, national origin), low-income and limited-English-proficiency populations.
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