North Line Sounder trains canceled through Wednesday

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Earliest commuter rail service may resume is Thursday

Continuing slope instability along BNSF Railway's Everett-Seattle rail corridor has canceled Sounder North Line service through at least Wednesday, Jan. 2.

BNSF Railway will continue to evaluate slope conditions to determine whether passenger rail service can resume on Thursday. Information on alternate bus service options is available below and at www.soundtransit.org.

Sounder service between Lakewood and Seattle is not affected and will operate on New Year's Eve, resuming as scheduled on Wednesday after the New Year's Day holiday. Sound Transit offices will be closed.

Riders can visit www.soundtransit.org to find holiday service information, an easy-to-use trip planner, updates and schedules for all Sound Transit rail and bus services. Riders can sign up to receive automatic e-mail service alerts for Sounder, Central Link, Tacoma Link or ST Express. Rider Alerts can help you plan your trip around service disruptions caused by weather conditions or other issues, inform you about special service to events, and alert you to holiday schedule changes.

Alternate bus service options for Sounder North Line riders include:

Monday, December 31, New Year's Eve bus service:
Everett-Seattle: Board regularly scheduled ST Express Route 512 at Everett Station bay C1.
Seattle-Everett: Board regularly scheduled ST Express Route 512 at 4th Ave. S and S. Jackson St.

**No bus service available from/to Mukilteo or Edmonds on New Year's Eve

Wednesday, January 2, morning bus service:
Everett-Seattle: Board regularly scheduled ST Express Route 510 at Everett Station bay C1, departing approximately every 10 minutes.
**Mukilteo-Seattle: Board regularly scheduled Community Transit Route 417 at the Ferry Terminal departing at 5:49 a.m., 6:21 a.m., 6:51 a.m., and 7:53 a.m.
**Edmonds-Seattle: Board regularly scheduled Community Transit Route 416 at Edmonds Station departing at 6:15 a.m., 6:35 a.m., 6:55 a.m., and 7:47 a.m.

Wednesday, January 2, evening bus service:
Seattle - Everett: Board regularly scheduled ST Express Route 510 buses are also available at 4th Ave. S and S. Jackson St. departing approximately every 10 minutes.
**Seattle - Mukilteo: Board regularly scheduled Community Transit Route 417 at 4th Ave S and S Jackson St at 3:59 p.m., 4:22 p.m. 4:50 p.m., and 5:30 p.m.
**Seattle - Edmonds: Board regularly scheduled Community Transit Route 416 at 5th and James at 4:27 p.m., 4:58 p.m., 5:31 p.m. and 5:57 p.m.

Regular fares apply for all Sound Transit services. ORCA and all valid transit passes accepted. Getting an ORCA card is a great way to skip lines at ticket vending machines. Cards only cost $5 for adults, plus whatever amount a rider chooses to load in the card's E-Purse or the cost of a pass that is good for unlimited transit trips. ORCA works on trains, buses and ferries throughout the region. More information is available at www.orcacard.com.