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Transportation Company - Sounder - Railroad
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Company NameSounder
Year Founded2000
CountryUnited States (Details)
Source of TextBluford Shops
Text Credit URLLink
Transportation Company - Sounder - Railroad

Company History: Sounder is the commuter rail division of Sound Transit serving the greater Seattle, Washington area. The agency was the result of a series of ballot measures passed in the 1990s. Initially, the agency was scandal plagued until a fixer in the form of Joni Earl was brought in to straighten out the mess. The Sounder line runs north out of King Street Station in downtown Seattle to Mukilteo, Edmonds and Everett. They also run south from King Street Station to Tukwila, Kent, Auburn, Sumner, Puyallup, Tacoma and Lakewood. Both routes are owned by BNSF. Eleven F59PHI’s were built for Sounder between November of 1999 and October of 2001. They also took delivery of three MP40PH-3C’s in 2013. The coach fleet was built by Bombardier. Of the 67 coaches, 27 are equipped with cabs for push-pull operation. Operation began in September of 2000.
Brief History:
The U.S. is a country of 50 states covering a vast swath of North America, with Alaska in the northwest and Hawaii extending the nation’s presence into the Pacific Ocean. Major Atlantic Coast cities are New York, a global finance and culture center, and capital Washington, DC. Midwestern metropolis Chicago is known for influential architecture and on the west coast, Los Angeles' Hollywood is famed for filmmaking.

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Item created by: gdm on 2017-10-10 09:58:34. Last edited by gdm on 2021-12-08 08:46:04

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