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IMPROVING RAIL TOURISM

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YARD STATIONING APPLICATION

SUBMIT: Yard Photograph and details of available services toward private passenger coach siding.


Track Lenght: 1000ft       BNSF Turn Out Location: West Fir Street

Engine House Location: Freeway Drive & Cameron Way, Mount Vernon, Washington

PV Siding Yard Service Address: Freeway Drive and North 1st Street, Mount Vernon, Washington

PV Support Services:
Deliveries Only

PV Track Condition: 90-100lb Rail, Track Structure In Fair-Good Condition
Needs Additional Ballast In Places

PV Yard Information: Yard Map   MVTRR Slideshow   MVTRR Video History

PV Yard Features:

Walking distance to Downtown Business District & Amtrak Station.
Next to Riverside Park With Great Views, Bus Route and Resturants.

STATIONING PRICE PER DAY: $75.00

                 
Find more about Weather in Mount Vernon, WA


GENERAL INFORMATION:    Weather    Local News    Library               

Mount Vernon is known for its annual Tulip Festival, where the climate is similar to that of northern France. In 1870 Jasper Gates and Joseph Dwelley first settled on the banks of the Skagit River, where the City of Mount Vernon now lies. Harrison Clothier, a school teacher, join in business with a former student, E.G. English, together they are recognized as the city's founders. The city was named after Mount Vernon, the plantation estate of George Washington and was officially incorporated on July 5, 1893.



FEATURES:                   

ATTRACTIONS:    Children's Museum    Lincoln Theater    Threater Arts Guild           

EVENTS:    Tulip Festival    Highland Games & Celtic Festival    Skagit River Shakespear Festival     County Fair    McIntrye Hall Performing Arts            

Stepping from the train a passenger finds the Historical District of Mount Vernon, althought many building have been replaced, still many provide distinguished merchant services. Downtown is a place for walking, shopping and 1920 Linclon Threater spotlights the rail experience for afternoon adventure. Relax as Mount Vernon is pedestrian friendly seating bench line sidewalking with shade trees to make you feel relaxed and comfortable.



TRANSPORTATION:    Skagit Transit    Dart    Amtrak Cascades    Geyhound                       

TAXI:    Yellow           

The Skagit Multimodal Train Station, provides commuters and national-international travelers with easy transfer connections between other modes of transportation in downtown.



EXPLORE AREA:    Map    Event Calendar    Carpenter Creek Winery    Tulip Valley Winery    Washington Bulb Company   
       

Mount Vernon is the center and access point of surrounding rail line communites such as Burington, Concrete, Sedro-Woolley, Edison and Blachard including the gateway to Northern Cascades Mountain Range. The area is mostly a farming community, with large agriculture and dairy farms, which can be seen from both sides of the train.



HOTEL/MOTEL:                       
Within walking distance*   "Will provide shuttle between station-hotel"

FACILITIES:    Amtrak    Private Railcar & Tour Train Siding               

SUPPORT SERVICES:    Amtrak Special Accessibility    Amtrak Disability Reservation           


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