SPUG: Ride to Oscon?

John Costello 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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