Passengers describe hours-long delay on Amtrak train near Edmonds

Passengers were stuck for hours on Friday night and into early Saturday morning when the train lost power on the way to Vancouver, B.C.

SEATTLE — An Amtrak train traveling from Portland, Oregon, to Vancouver, B.C., came to a halt and lost power for hours north of Seattle due to a mechanical issue on March 29. 

Passengers aboard the Amtrak Cascades Train 518 were left in the dark Friday night and into early Saturday morning.

“We’re all stuck there for four hours and the power wasn’t working. The bathrooms weren’t working,” said Polly Vel, a passenger.

Vel and her friends got on

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