Sounder north commuter rail service interrupted by mudslides

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Commuter rail service to run between Seattle, Edmonds, Mukilteo

All Sounder north commuter rail trains between Seattle and Everett will end at Mukilteo this evening due to a mudslide north of Mukilteo. The Sounder north line normally serves stations in Edmonds, Mukilteo and Everett. Sounder will operate as normal from Seattle to Edmonds and Mukilteo.

Everett-bound riders can take ST Express Route 510 from Seattle to Everett.

Sounder operates on railway owned and maintained by the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway. The railway requires a 48-hour waiting period after mudslides before resuming normal passenger service to ensure safe operating conditions.

Friday commuters from Everett should take regularly-scheduled ST Express Route 510 bus service between Everett Station and downtown Seattle.

Sounder will operate its normal schedule between Mukilteo, Edmonds and Seattle tomorrow morning and afternoon.

Riders should check the Sound Transit website ( or call the toll-free service hotline (1-888-889-6368) for the latest information.

Bus alternatives

Check the Sound Transit website for more information on bus alternatives:

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