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Old Posted Aug 20, 2010, 4:25 AM
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NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release
2010TRAN0055-000965

Aug. 19, 2010

Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure
Office of the Governor of Washington

RIDERSHIP UP AS 2ND AMTRAK TRAIN MARKS 1ST ANNIVERSARY

VANCOUVER – After one year in operation, the second Amtrak Cascades train to Seattle and Portland has topped its ridership expectations and recorded its best month in July, with nearly 25,000 passengers.

From the day service began Aug. 19, 2009, through July 31, ridership for the second Amtrak Cascades train has totalled more than 221,000.

Ridership on the original train to Vancouver has also increased dramatically, up over 21 per cent compared to 2009.

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To encourage even greater ridership between the State of Washington and British Columbia, travellers will be offered a 25-per cent ticket discount on Amtrak Cascades travel to Vancouver during the month of September.
Source: http://www2.news.gov.bc.ca/news_rele...055-000965.htm
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