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Tukwila's Seahawks fans can take trains, light rail to games

Seattle Seahawks fans can skip gridlock and take Sound Transit’s popular Sounder trains to Sunday games this season beginning Sept. 22 through Dec. 29. Special Sounder service is in addition to regular Link light rail service to and from the stadiums.

Inbound trains from the south will depart Lakewood at 9:50 and 10:30 a.m. and Sumner at 10:37 a.m. The first train leaving Lakewood is an express service that stops in South Tacoma, Tacoma and Puyallup before continuing directly to Seattle, where it arrives at King Street Station at 10:57 a.m. The second train departs Sumner at 10:37 a.m. with stops in Auburn, Kent and Tukwila before reaching Seattle at 11:19 a.m. A third train leaves Lakewood at 10:30 and stops at all southline Sounder stations before arriving at King Street Station at 11:43 a.m.

Inbound trains from Snohomish County will depart Everett at 10:15 and 10:30 a.m. with stops in Mukilteo and Edmonds, arriving at King Street Station at 11:14 and 11:29 a.m.

Return trains to Lakewood will depart King Street Station 10, 20 and 45 minutes after the game ends. Returns trains to Everett will leave Seattle 15 and 35 minutes after the game. An online schedule of Sounder trains serving Seahawks games is available at http://www.soundtransit.org/Schedules/Event-services/Seahawks.

Link light rail serves 13 stations in downtown Seattle, SODO, Beacon Hill, Rainier Valley, Tukwila and SeaTac. Link’s Stadium Station is a four-block walk from Century Link Field and Safeco Field.

For complete Sounder and Link schedule information,  go to www.soundtransit.org/schedule.

Regular fares will apply for all Sound Transit services. ORCA and all standing transit passes will be accepted.  Getting an ORCA card is a great way to skip lines at ticket vending machines. Cards only cost $5 for adults, plus whatever amount a rider chooses to load in the card’s E-Purse or the cost of a pass that is good for unlimited transit trips. ORCA works on trains, buses and ferries throughout the region. More information is available at www.orcacard.com.

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