The Amtrak sight that was stranded in Oregon from Sunday to Tuesday is partial of a Coastal Starlight route that runs from Seattle all a approach to Los Angeles.
The route, that takes passengers by Portland, Sacramento and Oakland, stretches for 1,377 miles and takes about 35 hours from finish to finish during normal conditions, Amtrak says.
On a website, Amtrak promotes a track not for a practicality though for a pleasing views:
“The view along a Coast Starlight track is unsurpassed. The thespian snow-covered peaks of a Cascade Range and Mount Shasta, sensuous forests, fruitful valleys and prolonged stretches of Pacific Ocean shoreline yield a overwhelming backdrop for your journey.”
In 2017, about 439,000 passengers took a trip along a route, roving for an normal of 465 miles. The Portland-Seattle track was a many traveled, followed by a Los Angeles-Oakland trek.