The commuter business is growing. Sound Transit has added a third daily train between Everett and Seattle, and the first out/last back has expanded to four cars from three. There may be hope for... (more)
Fresh out of King St. this Tacoma bound Sounder dodges Mariners fans as it passes under Safeco Field and puts on speed as it passes the coach yard.
The F59PHI is a beautiful machine, seen both in Amtrak Cascades (background) and Sounder (foreground) livery.
Families play on the beach while the Sounder glides along the shore.
The last Sounder of the week leaves downtown Seattle in bringing commuters home for a relaxing weekend.
Homages to our nation's rich railroading history adorn the walkway over the King Street platforms.
Standing inside a Tacoma bound Sounder train you can see an Everett bound train boarding on the other side of the platform with another Sounder and the Empire Builder occupying the two mains behin... (more)
Sound Transit locomotives face south, so for those who catch the afternoon commute from Seattle to Everett, we find the power in push mode, as is 911, the "Mariners" unit.
The only time I'll get up this early on my Spring Break is for trains, and thats exactly what I did. While I'm waiting for the Amtrak, the daily commuters march towards the cities core for another... (more)
With sunrise half an hour away, the Sounder is bathed in light from the station.
Passengers rush off the platform as the second Sounder of the morning pulls into King St. Station.
Good morning Seattle!
Rain slowly trickles down on the waterfront town of Edmonds with the final northbound Sounder slowly rolls north. A smart, but wimpy by Seattle standards, uses an umbrella to fight the water.
The current track layout at King St. requires trains to pull into the Seattle tunnel in order to access the station tracks from the coach yard.
The first Sounder of the evening heads North past the Olympic Sculpture Park operated by the Seattle Art Museum.