Train:                          No. 697


Frequency:                   Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday


Purpose:                       To provide fast freight service between Portland and Seattle consistent with handling forwarder and other rush business from SP at Portland.


Restrictions:                  Handles forwarder merchandise, TOFC, COFC, and autos only, maximum 30 cars, 3000 tons.


Schedule:                      Lv Portland                              4:00 AM Day 1

Lv Vancouver                           4:30 AM

Lv Tacoma                               7:30 AM

Ar Seattle                                 9:00 AM


Portland:                       Receives from SP 366 and industries.


Priorities:          1.         Carloading business for Seattle, Tacoma, Vancouver BC,          Yakima and Spokane.

2.         Automobiles and other rush business.


Grouping:         1.         Seattle

2.         Renton, Yakima, Vancouver, B.C.

3.         Spokane (Wednesday and Thursday, only).

4.         Tacoma.

5.         Seattle.

6.         Caboose.


Terminal Handling:



Wa.:                 Set out Spokane forwarder merchandise.


Tacoma:           Set out Tacoma business.


Seattle:             delivers to locals and industries.


Black River:      Delivers autos to P.C. (return transfer to Auburn).


Auburn:            Deliver to 640, 675 (return transfer to Auburn).




Office of GST.