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Tacoma Dome Station

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Tacoma Dome Station
Amtrak, commuter rail, and light rail station
A building with two segments, one colored blue and another colored beige, facing a street with streetcar tracks embedded on one side. A crosswalk and glass shelter adorn the street.
The Sounder and Amtrak concourse at Tacoma Dome Station, along with the Link platform, viewed from the parking garage
Location424 E 25th Street
Tacoma, Washington, US
Coordinates47°14′23″N 122°25′40″W / 47.23972°N 122.42778°W / 47.23972; -122.42778Coordinates: 47°14′23″N 122°25′40″W / 47.23972°N 122.42778°W / 47.23972; -122.42778
Owned byPierce Transit
Platforms2 side platforms
Bus routes14
Bus stands5
Bus operatorsPierce Transit, Sound Transit Express, Intercity Transit, Greyhound
Parking2,283 spaces
Bicycle facilitiesBicycle racks and lockers
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Station codeTAC
OpenedSeptember 15, 2003 (2003-09-15)
Preceding station 
 Following station
toward Lakewood
South Line
toward Seattle
Tacoma LinkTerminus
 Future service 
Central LinkTerminus
 Suspended services 
BSicon LOGO Amtrak2.svg Amtrak
toward Los Angeles
Coast Starlight
Amtrak Cascades

Tacoma Dome Station is a train station and transit hub in Tacoma, Washington, United States. It is served by Sounder commuter rail and Tacoma Link light rail, as well as local and intercity buses. Located near the Tacoma Dome south of Downtown Tacoma, the station consists of two train platforms used by Sounder that will eventually be shared with Amtrak trains, a platform for Tacoma Link, a bus terminal, and two parking garages. The Sounder station is integrated into Freighthouse Square, a former Milwaukee Road depot that was converted into a shopping mall, and is on the east side of the Amtrak station.

The Tacoma Dome Station complex was constructed and opened in phases from 1997 to 2017. The parking garage and bus terminal were opened in 1997. Sounder service began in September 2000, followed by Tacoma Link in August 2003, and a permanent platform for Sounder was opened in September 2003. Amtrak service briefly began on December 18, 2017, after the opening of the Point Defiance Bypass, replacing a nearby station. However, after a derailment that day, Amtrak indefinitely rerouted trains back to the old station. By 2030, an extension of the Link light rail system will connect Tacoma Dome Station to Federal Way, Seattle–Tacoma International Airport, and Downtown Seattle.


Plans for a commuter rail line between Seattle and the Tacoma Dome area date back to the late 1980s, using existing tracks owned by the BNSF Railway.[1] In early 1995, the Regional Transit Authority (RTA; later Sound Transit) ran experimental commuter rail service to Tacoma from Seattle during weekday peak periods and on weekends for Seattle SuperSonics games at the Tacoma Dome.[2] The RTA's regional transit plan was approved by voters in 1996 and included a permanent commuter rail service between Tacoma and Seattle, with funding for a new station in the Tacoma Dome area.[3] Pierce Transit approved construction of a $36.7 million,[4] 1,200-stall park and ride garage near the Tacoma Dome in 1994, in anticipation of future commuter rail service.[5] Construction on the garage began in July 1996,[6] and the transit center complex opened on October 25, 1997, replacing a smaller park and ride lot.[7]

Sounder commuter rail service at Tacoma Dome Station began on September 18, 2000, using a temporary platform near Puyallup Avenue two blocks north of the parking garage.[8][9] A second parking garage, holding 1,200 stalls, was opened the following month to accommodate Sounder commuters.[10] In November, Sound Transit reached an agreement with the City of Tacoma to build the permanent Sounder platform at Freighthouse Square, using 1.3 miles (2.1 km) of Tacoma Rail tracks.[11][12] A finalized agreement was approved by Sound Transit and the City of Tacoma in April 2002, with two tracks and a grade separated crossing of Portland Avenue near the Port of Tacoma.[13] Construction of the $17.3 million station began with a groundbreaking ceremony on December 11, 2002.[14] The concourse and 740-foot-long (230 m) platform were completed on September 15, 2003, with service beginning that morning,[15] and dedicated by elected officials on September 26.[16] The new platform was closed in January 2004, after concerns about soil instability on the new approach tracks had become apparent after a minor derailment.[17][18] Trains reverted to using the temporary platform until August, when a $1.5 million stabilization project was completed.[19] Tacoma Dome Station is also the terminus of Tacoma Link, a short streetcar line that travels to Downtown Tacoma. The Tacoma Dome platform for Tacoma Link opened on August 22, 2003,[20] after two years of construction.[21]

From 2000 to 2012, Tacoma Dome Station served as the southern terminus of the Sounder South Line. Sound Transit began construction on an extension to Lakewood in 2009,[22] after years of delays due to cost increases and a lack of dedicated funding.[23][24] 1.2 miles (1.9 km) of new tracks were built between Tacoma Dome Station and the existing Lakewood Subdivision, including an overpass over Pacific Avenue, as part of the extension.[25][26] Sounder trains began serving South Tacoma and Lakewood stations on October 8, 2012, with some trips terminating at either Lakewood or Tacoma Dome.[27]

The station also served as the terminus of the Spirit of Washington Dinner Train, which ran south from Freighthouse Square toward Lake Kapowsin near Mount Rainier. The excursion train service began in August 2007 after relocating from the Eastside Rail Corridor, but closed in October due to poor ridership.[28]

Amtrak station[edit]

A building with exposed wood and yellow paper, clearly under construction, with a railroad in the foreground
Amtrak construction at Tacoma Dome Station, seen from above the south platform in May 2017

In the 1990s, the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) identified Freighthouse Square as a potential site for a new Amtrak station serving Tacoma, with multi-modal connections in a single hub,[29] to replace the Puyallup Avenue station opened in 1984.[30][31] The new station would be built as part of the Point Defiance Bypass project, which would create an inland route for trains traveling between Tacoma and Lacey that would have reduced interference from freight traffic and mudslides.[32][33] The bypass and new station were funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 and construction of the new tracks was formally approved by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) in early 2013.[34] Freighthouse Square was selected as the preferred site by WSDOT and the FRA in October 2012, ahead of a parking lot to the west of Pacific Avenue.[35]

A preliminary design for the new station was unveiled in December 2013, replacing 150 feet (46 m) of Freighthouse Square's west end with a structure clad in red corrugated metal.[36][37] The design was met with public outcry over its unattractive design, labeled an "Amshack", and the proposed destruction of Freighthouse Square's facade for what the News Tribune termed an "architectural abomination".[38][39] The backlash forced WSDOT to withdraw its design, hiring a Tacoma-based architecture firm and forming a citizen advisory committee to guide future station design.[38][40] The advisory committee recommended building the station on the east end of the Freighthouse Square complex, but WSDOT determined it was too expensive to build and operate due to the elevation distance between the tracks and ground level; instead, WSDOT recommended a site to the west of the Sounder entrance that would be less costly to operate.[41] The revised WSDOT proposal was well received by the public and approved by the advisory committee, along with recommendations for additional canopies and other features.[42][43]

The Amtrak station's final design consists of a 180-foot-long (55 m) building to the west of the Sounder entrance, with 10,000 square feet (930 m2) of interior space.[44][45] The building features a 20-foot-high (6.1 m) ceiling with cross laminated timber columns and beams over the waiting area and public arcade,[46] furnished with terrazzo floors, large glass walls, and public artwork.[47] The public arcade includes vertical lift doors that allow it to become a sheltered outdoor space.[48] The existing Sounder platform was extended by 650 feet (200 m) to accommodate the longer Coast Starlight trainset as part of the rebuilt Tacoma Trestle;[49][50] a second platform and track was also built to allow additional train service.[31] Early designs for the station also included a pedestrian bridge between the station's two platforms and the existing parking garages, but it was left unfunded.[51] A monumental clock tower was also to be included in the station's design, but was rejected after a lack of interest from the public.[52] The new design was approved by WSDOT, Amtrak, Sound Transit, and the City of Tacoma in early 2015 and sent to the FRA for final review.[37][53]

In January 2016, WSDOT began advertising for demolition and construction bids, with plans to begin construction in spring.[54] A month later, however, negotiations with the owner of Freighthouse Square over property acquisition and construction mitigation costs broke down and stalled the project.[55] WSDOT attempted to condemn the property through a lawsuit, but came to an agreement with the property owner in March.[56] Construction began in June 2016 and the station was declared substantially complete in May 2017.[57][58] Sounder trains began using the new platform and track on November 13, 2017, causing temporary confusion for passengers because of the new arrangement.[59] The station was dedicated on December 15, 2017, and Amtrak service on the Point Defiance Bypass began on December 18.[60] The inaugural Amtrak trip on the new bypass derailed near DuPont,[33] and service reverted indefinitely to the old route via the Puyallup Avenue station.[61][62] WSDOT announced that it would halt the return of Amtrak trains to the bypass until full implementation of positive train control, anticipated to be completed in late 2018.[63][64]


As part of the Sound Transit 3 expansion program approved by voters in 2016, Sound Transit plans to build a Link light rail extension from Federal Way to Tacoma by 2030. The line will terminate near Tacoma Dome Station, with a pedestrian bridge connecting to the Freighthouse Square complex and other train platforms.[65] The project was proposed as part of a failed ballot measure in 1995 and was cut from the successful 1996 Sound Move program.[66][67][68] The Roads and Transit package in 2007 included funding for a SeaTac–Tacoma extension, but was also rejected;[69] the smaller Sound Transit 2 proposal, approved by voters in 2008, funded construction to Federal Way and right of way acquisition for a future Tacoma extension until funding cutbacks during the Great Recession caused plans to be indefinitely delayed.[70]

Station layout[edit]

Tacoma Dome Station is located on East 25th Street, between East D Street and East G Street, in the Dome District area southeast of Downtown Tacoma. The station consists of two buildings, three train platforms, a bus terminal, and two parking garages.[71] The Sounder and Amtrak concourses are located on the south side of the street within Freighthouse Square,[14] a former Milwaukee Road freight depot built in 1909 and later renovated into a shopping center.[72] The station's Amtrak and Sounder platforms are situated on the south side of the building.[73] The lone Tacoma Link platform is located on the north side of East 25th Street, adjacent to the station's two parking garages, with a capacity of 2,283 parking spaces as well as bicycle lockers and cages.[74] The garage's south side also houses the Pierce Transit customer service center,[75] while the north side on Puyallup Avenue (located downhill from the train station) has the bus platforms and Greyhound station. The bus platform, with bus bays on both sides, is connected to the train station and garage via a footbridge and stairway.[71] Ticket vending machines are located inside the Sounder concourse, the customer service center, and at the bus platform. The station has restrooms located in the customer service center and the bus platform.[71][76]


A passenger train parked at a train station's platform, which stretches into the background, interrupted by a series of lampposts and glass walls
A Sounder train at Tacoma Dome Station, photographed in September 2003

Tacoma Dome Station is the intermodal connection between several transit modes, including intercity rail, commuter rail, light rail, and buses.[77] Tacoma Link terminates at the station, running north to Downtown Tacoma at frequencies of 12 to 24 minutes.[78] It is served by 13 daily round-trips on Sounder commuter trains, which run north to King Street Station in Seattle and south to Lakewood on weekdays.[79] The station has several express bus routes to Seattle and Seattle–Tacoma International Airport operated by Sound Transit Express; and routes to Olympia operated by Intercity Transit. Pierce Transit, the facility's owner and operator,[80] has seven local routes that intersect at Tacoma Dome Station, traveling onward to Downtown Tacoma, North Tacoma, South Tacoma, Gig Harbor, Puyallup, and Federal Way.[77] Greyhound runs intercity bus service from the station to Seattle and Portland.[77][81]


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