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January 27, 2014 at 5:35 PM

Amtrak passengers stuck for 6 hours at Ferndale

Passengers on an Amtrak Cascades train sat for six hours in Ferndale, Whatcom County, on Sunday night, because a freight train had become uncoupled and blocked the tracks ahead. Train 517 left Vancouver, B.C., for Seattle around 5:45 p.m. with about 300 people aboard, said passenger Rachel Lane, 34, who said she was returning from…

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