Amtrak Cascades trains are designed for high-speed rail service. Amtrak Cascades trains feature a special technology that uses gravity to tilt through curves while speed is maintained. This technology shortens travel time between Seattle, Washington, and Portland, Oregon, by 25 minutes.When will Amtrak Cascades resume service between Canada and the US?
Amtrak Cascades trains will resume service between the two cities (and stations in between) as soon as both countries and Amtrak have protocols in place for train passengers. Train service likely will not resume until 2022. Details on traveling between Canada and the United States are available at www.cbsa-asfc.gc.ca/services/covid/.Where does Amtrak go on the west coast?
Amtrak has several scenic west coast routes that travel along the Pacific Ocean, Puget Sound, Columbia River, as well as through or near mountain ranges. There’s a trip for everyone, whether you love the mountains or the water.What is the Grand West Coast train adventure?
A Grand West Coast Train Adventure, en route daily between Los Angeles and Seattle, the Coast Starlight train passes through Santa Barbara, the San Francisco Bay Area, Sacramento and Portland. Widely regarded as one of the most spectacular of all train routes, the Coast Starlight links the greatest cities on the West Coast.