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    The State, through the Department of Transportation's Rail Division is responsible for freight and passenger rail planning and operations, as well as for representing railroad customers on service issues.
Amtrak Cascades - All Aboard! Projects, Committees, News and More

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Avoid congestion and parking hassles, and save 25% when you travel to Eugene for University of Oregon home football games. Relax!


Updated Schedule - Train now leaves later from Eugene on weekends

We've updated the schedule to provide improved service and greater convenience for Amtrak Cascades travelers:
  • More Convenient Weekend Hours - The morning 500 train from Eugene will leave later on weekends; weekday schedules will remain the same. 

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Amtrak Cascades Station Stop Policy​

The Oregon Department of Transportation is working with the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) to finalize a Station Stop Policy for the Amtrak Cascades intercity passenger rail service. A Station Stop Policy Advisory Committee has been convened and will meet to assist the agencies in developing the final policy. More information can be found on WSDOT's website

Salem Railroad Baggage Depot 

The Oregon Department of Transportation is pleased to partner with several organizations, agencies and individuals to restore the historic Baggage Depot at the Salem Railroad Station.

Oregon Passenger Rail EIS project

The Oregon Department of Transportation is conducting the Oregon Passenger Rail Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) Project as the next step in improving passenger rail service in the Oregon segment of the federally designated Pacific Northwest Rail Corridor between Eugene and Portland.