About Train Travel
Train Travel Tips
Do you like to go fast? With high-speed trains going faster than 300 km/h on certain routes, the time will fly by. Taking a train between Portland and Seattle is also a great way to travel to arrive in the city centre and save more time for your stay in Seattle.
No matter if you plan to take a regional or high-speed train to Seattle, the planet will thank you. You’ll help to protect the beautiful landscapes that will unfold before your very eyes.
The train emits up to 30x less CO2 for a trip between Portland and Seattle compared to the same trip made by plane or car. A truly ecological mode of transport that will allow you to easily reduce your carbon footprint.
Make a music playlist for your train ride from Portland to Seattle, and enjoy the scenery to tunes from your own personal soundtrack.
Did you know?
The first high-speed train line was inaugurated in 1964, in Japan, to connect Tokyo with Osaka. It was during the Olympics that the first passengers travelled aboard the Shinkansen at a speed of 210 km / h.
You can find dogs as passengers on the trains of Moscow, where there is a large number of stray dogs. Over time, the dogs have learned the inner workings of the rail system and it is not uncommon to find one travelling between the city and the suburbs.
Japanese trains are always on time, it is extremely infrequent to see breakdowns during peak periods. In the event of a delay of more than 5 minutes, the crew will personally apologize to each passenger.