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Old 04-20-2007, 03:30 AM   #5
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BNSF's main line south out of Interbay and Amtrak & Sound Transit passengers to King Street Station (a block north) run under the Safeco Field roof. Switchers and light locos also go between Interbay and the container yards in the South of Downtown (SODO) district. Actually, a new 4-track grade crossing was just installed and opened in the last couple of weeks.

Its quite a nice distraction when the M's are playing really lousy and you're at the game. During the 2001 All-Star game in Seattle, MLB asked BNSF to stop honking their horns during the game and BNSF basically said "f you" for 45,000+ safety reasons. T

The train horns add something unique to the baseball experience at Safeco. If you get a chance, catch a game there! Go Mariners!
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