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Amtrak Cascades is sponsored by the states of Washington and Oregon. 

Amtrak Cascades trains connect 18 cities along the I-5 corridor including Seattle, Portland, Vancouver, BC, and Eugene, Oregon. Skip traffic. Take the train. 

Current daily round trip service includes:

  • Four daily round trips between Portland and Seattle
  • Two daily round trips between Seattle and Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Two daily round trips between Eugene and Portland

WSDOT invests in Amtrak Cascades  

  • Work is completed on $800 million in rail improvements resulting in faster, more reliable Amtrak Cascades service.

Amtrak Cascades is funded primarily by ticket revenues, with the balance of operating costs paid for the states of Washington and Oregon. For questions and comments regarding Washington and Oregon's involvement in intercity passenger rail and Amtrak Cascades, please contact WSDOT or ODOT.
 

WSDOT is responsible for Amtrak Cascades service in Washington and British Columbia:

Washington State Department of Transportation
PO Box 47407
Olympia, WA 98504-7407
rail@wsdot.wa.gov
www.wsdot.wa.gov/rail

 

ODOT is responsible for Amtrak Cascades service in Oregon:

Oregon State Department of Transportation
555 13th St SE
Salem, OR 97301- 3871 
raildivision@odot.state.or.us
www.oregon.gov/ODOT/rail_truck_freight

Washington and Oregon strive to:

  • Provide an efficient, safe and cost-effective alternative to highway and air travel.
  • Support future growth and operate an efficient, high-quality intercity passenger rail service that helps minimize the need for state subsidies.
  • Be sensitive to community and environmental impacts, and business costs.
  • Integrate with local roadway, transit, bicycle and pedestrian transportation networks.