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Light rail service suspended between Capitol Hill and SODO this weekend

Jan 13, 2022, 9:36 AM
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Sound Transit Link Light Rail in Seattle, Washington. (File photo by Karen Ducey/Getty Images)
(File photo by Karen Ducey/Getty Images)

Link light rail service in Seattle will be suspended between the Capitol Hill and SODO stations Jan. 15-16, with normal operations set to resume Monday.

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This suspension is due to planned rail maintenance, and will last from the start of service Saturday, Jan. 15, until the end of service Sunday, Jan. 16. During the closure, Sound Transit will provide shuttle buses to transport passengers between the stations. The buses will run every 15 minutes and will stop at all stations between Capitol Hill and SODO.

For those who plan to travel via light rail this weekend, Sound Transit recommends you plan ahead and allow for extra time to make the transfers between buses and trains.

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Riders can also take route 8 from Seattle Center to Capitol Hill. Riders traveling between downtown Seattle and SODO can take routes 101, 150, or 594.

Face coverings are required on all Sound Transit transportation in compliance with a federal mandate.

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Light rail service suspended between Capitol Hill and SODO this weekend