Close this search box.
Get 24 hours of unlimited digital access for just $1.

Amtrak’s new electric bus launches Bellingham-Seattle service

After reboot, officials celebrate a national first

Amtrak’s new and shining first-ever electric bus pulls into Fairhaven Station.
Amtrak’s first-ever electric bus pulls into Fairhaven Station Wednesday, Aug. 16 in Bellingham. This bus will save nearly 10,000 gallons of diesel fuel annually. (Simone Higashi/Cascadia Daily News)
By Simone Higashi News Intern
Amtrak’s first electric bus began service Wednesday, Aug. 16 as part of the Seattle-to-Bellingham
Cascadia Daily News
  • Save money
  • Support local businesses
  • Unlock exclusive Cascadia Daily News subscription discounts, like 50% off an annual subscription!

Become a Cascadia One Pass member!

Browse our subscription offers or consider donating to support local journalism.

Already a subscriber?

Log in

Latest stories

Goal is to establish a higher level of transparency in health insights for the public
July 19, 2024 10:00 p.m.
Conservationists argue the population hasn't recovered
July 19, 2024 4:38 p.m.
Store is in the Birchwood neighborhood, which is considered a food desert
July 19, 2024 1:12 p.m.

Have a news tip?

Email or Call/Text 360-922-3092

Sign up for our free email newsletters