Amtrak to renew cross-border Seattle-Vancouver service – Enterprise Traveller

US railroad firm Amtrak has confirmed plans to renew its cross-border service between Seattle and Vancouver later this month.

The Amtrak Cascades hall – named after the mountain vary which it runs alongside – was suspended in March 2020 following the onset of Covid-19, however will resume with a every day service on September 26, rising to twice every day “as Amtrak staffing and tools permit”.

The service will depart Seattle at 0745, stopping at 5 cities enroute earlier than arriving into Vancouver at 1145. The return leg will go away Vancouver at 1745, arriving again into Seattle at 2210.

In keeping with the corporate “Amtrak Cascades runs alongside the water from British Columbia, by way of river and mountain vistas in Washington and Oregon, providing prospects views of a number of the nation’s most distinctive cities and spectacular pure sights”.

Non-US residents travelling on the route into america should be absolutely vaccinated, whereas prospects getting into Canada should even be vaccinated if non-citizens, in addition to being required to make use of the ArriveCAN app earlier than journey, and put on a masks in Canadian stations and on board trains when travelling by way of Canada.

The resumption of the Seattle-Vancouver service follows the restart of trains between New York and Toronto earlier this yr.

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