The Coast Starlight, shown arriving at Tacoma Dome Station in May, will be among the Amtrak trains using the Point Defiance Bypass railroad tracks starting Dec. 18. Fourteen trains per day traveling at speeds up to 79 mph are expected on the route when it opens. Craig Sailor csailor@thenewstribune.com
The Coast Starlight, shown arriving at Tacoma Dome Station in May, will be among the Amtrak trains using the Point Defiance Bypass railroad tracks starting Dec. 18. Fourteen trains per day traveling at speeds up to 79 mph are expected on the route when it opens. Craig Sailor csailor@thenewstribune.com

Coming through your neighborhood at 79 mph, trains being tested for new route

November 17, 2017 10:46 AM

UPDATED November 17, 2017 01:47 PM