Promoting rail as an integral part of Washington state's transportation solutions.

August 17

Trains 513 and 516 service to Vancouver Saved!

http://crosscut.com/blog/crosscut/20466/Canada-relents-on-cash-demands-for-late-Amtrak-run-from-Seattle/

VICTORY! -- We've just received word that Canadian Minister for Public Safety, Vic Toews, announced in a CBC interview this morning, "Upon careful review of the business case and despite some significant financial constraints, the Canada Border Services Agency has decided that it will continue to provide publicly funded border clearance service to Amtrak’s second daily train."
Keep riding Cascades Trains 513 and 516 to and from Vancouver, Canada!

— Loren Herrigstad
AAWA President