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Waterfront Streetcar - CLOSED

Alaskan Way and Broad Street, Seattle, WA 98121
+1 206-553-3000
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Phantom of the past

Time to remove this as an attraction. It hasn't run in over 5 years and all the tracks were torn... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2015
Bainbridge Island, Washington
Nostalgia lost

Too bad that King County Metro only has a bus on the route. The original streetcar was great, but... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2013
via mobile
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18 Jan 2015
“Phantom of the past”
1 Jul 2013
“Nostalgia lost”
Alaskan Way and Broad Street, Seattle, WA 98121
+1 206-553-3000
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Reviewed 18 January 2015

Time to remove this as an attraction. It hasn't run in over 5 years and all the tracks were torn up. The entire old route is now an ugly construction zone, the trolleys are in storage. But to begin with this was phony. The street...More

3  Thank Malice6
Reviewed 1 July 2013 via mobile

Too bad that King County Metro only has a bus on the route. The original streetcar was great, but it appears that it will never be back. Route 99 is good to get around the waterfront, but is not nearly the same as the streetcar...More

4  Thank seacoffeelover720
Reviewed 10 June 2013

A fun and easy way to get around downtown Seattle. You can see the sights and it is helpful navigating some of the construction projects underway.

1  Thank Steve W
Reviewed 30 March 2013

The waterfront streetcar was fun to ride while it was there. But it is essentially gone. The tracks are there. And, actually, the streetcars are still stored in a facility somewhere in Seattle. It was closed down several years ago when they needed the location...More

1  Thank BuzzinBlair
Reviewed 30 January 2013

Heard on the news tonight that the Trolly is planned to make a comeback in the space where the viaduct is now, once the tunnel is done. It would be nice to see them come out of mothballs and go back in service. Now all...More

3  Thank Delamaize
Reviewed 24 September 2012

The trolly has been abandoned forever. The tracks are still there to rust away, tripping the lost cruise passengers looking for their boat. All in the name of progress or something.

Thank richard c
Reviewed 25 August 2012

It is not being operated in Seattle now. When it operated it took people to the Seattle waterfront to dine at the seafood restauants, and visit the shops there. It is from Melbourne Australia brought to Seattle by George Benson a pharmacist/City Council member ....More

2  Thank Globetrotter10079
Reviewed 20 August 2012

Former Seattle City Councilmember George Benson, a smart and dedicated public servant, spent years working to get trolley cars. They were installed along the waterfront in the mid-80s and carried millions of people every year. Many, including me, would drive from parts North or East...More

5  Thank FeistyBrain
Reviewed 24 May 2012

I loved the streetcar. I was with 2 other friends and we were just going to take the streetcar two stops up the hill to our hotel. After we got on we decided to ride it thru the city and learn some history. I am...More

1  Thank TRAVELDEB_10
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