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Operator Sound Transit
System Type Commuter
Year Opened 2000
# of Lines 2
# of Cars 14 loco
58 coaches
Mileage 83 miles
Stations 12
Gauge Standard
Power Diesel
Fare Media Tickets/POP
Website Sound Transit
Data Date 2016
1st Visit 4/2000
Last Visit 9/2016
% Rode 60%

Pacific NW Transit > Seattle
Sounder Commuter Rail

Sounder Transit

Seattle's commuter rail system is dubbed the Sounder. It started operation September 2000 between Tacoma and Seattle. 

Since that time, the north line opened linking Seattle to Everett. To the south, and extension of the south line opened between Tacoma and Lakewood. There is talk of eventually extending the line south one more stop to Dupont.

Trains run Monday -Friday, mostly in the peak direction rush hour. They do run a train on a weekend day for Mariners Baseball and Seahawks football games.

The system uses the almost standard GO Type tri-level coaches.

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Station Line Opening Year Photos New
Lakewood South 2012 5 5
  South Tacoma South 2012    
  Tacoma Dome South 2000 2  
Puyallup South 2001 5 5
  Sumner South 2000    
Auburn South 2000 4 4
  Kent South 2001    
  Tukwila South 2000    
King Street/Seattle North & South 1906* 5 1
  Edmonds North 1956*    
  Mukilteo North 2008    
  Everett North 2003    
Yards     7 3

 

 

   
   
   
   

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Last Updated: 03/27/17

 

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