No Sounder commuter rail service on Thanksgiving Day and ST Express buses on Sunday schedule - both return to regular service on Friday, Nov. 24.

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In honor of the Thanksgiving Day holiday, Sounder commuter rail will not be in service and ST Express routes will run on Sunday schedule on Thursday, Nov. 23. Both Sounder and ST Express will return to regular service on Friday, Nov. 24.

Sounder currently offers two weekday, peak-hour round trips serving Tacoma, Sumner, Auburn and Seattle. By February, the full compliment of seven Sounder stations between Tacoma and Seattle will be complete when the three remaining stations in Puyallup, Kent and Tukwila are all planned to open together.

Thanks to a recent agreement with the city of Tacoma, by next fall Sounder will be able to add at least one more round trip, and Sound Transit currently discussing with Amtrak and the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway some slight changes to the evening train schedule to meet customer requests and attract more riders.

Voter-approved in 1996, Sound Transit is on track to implement a three-county regional transit system plan known as Sound Move. Sound Move is a seamless blend of three transportation systems: Sounder commuter rail, running 82 miles from Everett to Tacoma/Lakewood; Link light rail, a 21-mile system connecting the cities of Seattle, Tukwila and SeaTac and a 1.6 mile system in Tacoma; and Regional Express, featuring 18 new ST Express limited stop, long-haul bus routes and numerous improvements to transit centers, park-and-ride lots and HOV lanes throughout the region.

Sound Transit's customer information line is 1-888-889-6368; for TTY hearing impaired users please call 1-888-713-6030 and the Web site for Sounder is www.sounder.org and ST Express is www.stexpress.org. For general Sound Transit information please visit the Sound Transit Web site at www.soundtransit.org/, or call or write for more information at Sound Transit, Union Station, 401 S. Jackson St., Seattle, WA 98104, 206-398-5000 or toll free 1-800-201-4900.


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