Tunnel collapse forces Amtrak to bus Coast Starlight passengers through central Oregon

Amtrak’s Coast Startlight train still leaves from Tacoma every day, but it’s not going all the way to Los Angeles.

A May tunnel collapse in Oregon is forcing the national rail corporation to bus passengers between Eugene and Klamath Falls, Oregon.

Amtrak spokesman Marc Magliari said continuous service should resume June 20 when Union Pacific finishes repairs to the tunnel.

A Union Pacific spokesman told the Eugene Register-Guard that part of the tunnel’s ceiling fell onto tracks during maintenance work. No one was injured. The tunnel is located between Oakridge and Odell Lake near Highway 58.

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