July 30, 2017

AAWA Pasco rail summit is September 16

All Aboard Washington’s annual Eastern Washington meeting, originally set for July 15, is now scheduled for Saturday September 16 at the TRAC Center in Pasco from noon until 4 p.m. The TRAC Center is located in northwest Pasco at 6600 Burden Blvd (I-182 exit 9), several miles from the Amtrak station and downtown Pasco.

This meeting will explore what will be required to restore regular passenger train service in the Yakima Valley, on the Stampede Pass line, which originates in Auburn at the BNSF Seattle-Portland mainline and heads east over Stampede Pass, serving Cle Elum, Ellensburg, Yakima, Toppenish and Pasco. Eventually service would go on to Spokane. State and local elected officials, including Washington State Senate Transportation Committee Chair Curtis King (R-Yakima), and community and business leaders from the Yakima Valley are invited.

For more information and to register click here or on the above Pasco Rail Summit link (in the red bar).