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Amtrak - Seattle, WA (SEA)



SEATTLE
WASHINGTON
(SEA)

 

Station Data:

Address

303 South Jackson Street
Seattle, WA 98104

US Map

Location

47.60 N, 122.33 W

Elevation

2m / 7ft

Population

608,660 (Census 2010)

Staff

Staffed

Open Hours

6:15am - 8:00pm Daily

Building

Built in 1906, Brick

Ridership

672,485 (FY2011)

 

Amtrak Train Information:

Train Name Route

CASCADES

[ Vancouver, BC - Seattle, WA - Portland, OR - Eugene, OR ]

COAST STARLIGHT

[ Seattle, WA - Portland, OR - Sacramento, CA - Los Angeles, CA ]

EMPIRE BUILDER

[ Seattle, WA - St. Paul / Minneapolis, MN - Chicago, IL ]

 

Urban Railroads:

Name Category

SOUNDER

Commuter Train

METRO

Streetcar

SEATTLE MONORAIL

Monorail

SEATTLE / TACOMA INTL. AIRPORT

People Mover



Visited in June 2014

 

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Tune Left to Station (Jackson Street)
6 / 27 / 2014

Seattle King Street Station (North Side)
6 / 27 / 2014

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Seattle King Street Station (North Side)
6 / 27 / 2014

North Side Entrance (Upper Level)
6 / 27 / 2014

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Looking down from Upper Level
6 / 27 / 2014

Waiting Area
6 / 27 / 2014

     

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Amtrak Ticket Counter
6 / 27 / 2014

Exit to King Street
6 / 27 / 2014

Visited in August 2010

 

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Seattle King Street Station (South Side)
8 / 20 / 2010

Seattle King Street Station (West Side)
8 / 20 / 2010

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Seattle King Street Station (South Side)
8 / 20 / 2010

Platform Side (East Side)
8 / 20 / 2010

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Waiting Area
8 / 20 / 2010

Waiting Area
8 / 20 / 2010

     

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Amtrak Ticket Counter
8 / 20 / 2010

Exit to King Street
8 / 20 / 2010

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Relief at Main Entrance
8 / 20 / 2010

Station is being restored
8 / 20 / 2010

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Platform (Looking South)
8 / 20 / 2010

2nd Avenue near Station (Looking North)
8 / 20 / 2010

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Looking North (Vancouver BC, Chicago)
8 / 20 / 2010

Looking toward South (Los Angeles)
8 / 20 / 2010

Visited in 2001 and 2003

 

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Seattle King Street Station and Downtown
6 / 25 / 2003

Relief at Main Entrance
3 / 10 / 2003

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Waiting Area
3 / 10 / 2003

Ticket Counter
3 / 10 / 2003

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Cascades Train #760 for Vancouver, BC
(Looking toward North)

8 / 22 / 2001

Sounder (left) and Cascades (right)
(Looking toward South)

8 / 22 / 2001

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Seattle Union Station is located next to King St. Station.  This building is not currently used for a train station.
                   6 / 25 / 2003

Inside of Union Station
6 / 25 / 2003

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Great Northern Tunnel is located just north of King St. Station.  The 1-mile long tunnel was completed in 1905.
                      6 / 25 / 2003

Seattle King Street Station
8 / 22 / 2001

 

 

Great Northern Tunnel History

~ Great Northern Tunnel History ~

Click the photo to enlarge

King Street Station History

~ King Street Station History ~

Click the photo to enlarge

Seattle Transit System

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Sounder F59PHI Locomotive (Seattle, WA)

Sounder Bombardier Bi-level Cab Car

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Streetcar Garage (Broad Street Station)

Streetcars near Pioneer Square

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Seattle Monorail (Seattle Center Station)

Looking Seattle Center (Space Needle)

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Sea-Tac Airport People Mover

Sea-Tac Airport People Mover



Seattle King Street Station (August 1976)

Seattle Maintenance Facility (August 1978)




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