Sound Transit train, bus schedules for New Year’s holidays

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No Sounder and limited bus service New Year’s Day, extended Link and Tacoma Link service on New Year’s Eve

Riders should be aware of service reductions and special train and bus schedules for the New Year’s holidays.

New Year’s Eve service

  • Sounder service will operate on a weekday schedule.
  • ST Express buses will operate on a weekday schedule.
  • Link will run on a weekday schedule. The last passenger train northbound will leave Sea-Tac Airport at 12:10 a.m. The last train southbound leaves Westlake at 1:13 a.m.
  • Tacoma Link will operate extended service. The last southbound train will leave the Theater District Station at 12:48 a.m.

New Year’s Day service

  • No Sounder commuter rail service.
  • ST Express bus routes 510, 511, 513, 532, 535, 540, 542, 555, 556, 566, 567, 580, 586, 595 and 596 will not operate.
  • ST Express routes 512, 522, 550, 577 and 578 operate on Sunday schedules.
  • ST Express routes 545, 554, 560, 574, 590, 592 and 594 will operate on weekend schedules.
  • Link light rail and Tacoma Link will run on Sunday schedules. 

More holiday schedule information can be found at

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