SPUG: Ride to Oscon?
cos at indeterminate.net
Fri Jun 22 09:54:23 PDT 2007
On Thu, 21 Jun 2007, Bill Campbell wrote:
> Train service from Seattle to Portland is reasonably reliable, but the
> Portland to Seattle trains are commonly hours late. Their excuse is that
> the Northbound trains start in California and ar subject to delays. I
> would think that they would have figured out how to meet a schedule after a
> hundred years or so.
The problem isn't scheduling as much as that Amtrak has to yield
right-of-track to freight trains, which often delays the trains.
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