Landslide Halts Rail Traffic Between Seattle and Portland


SEATTLE (AP) — Amtrak service between Seattle and Portland was suspended due to a landslide near Vancouver, Washington, Friday.

The landslide happened on Thursday, but BNSF Railway, which owns the tracks, placed a 48-hour moratorium and suspended all rail traffic in the area until Saturday.

The moratorium impacted Amtrak Cascades and Amtrak Coast Starlight service between Seattle and Portland.