A tunnel on the Union Pacific rail way between Oakridge and Odell Lake had pieces from it’s ceiling fall onto the tracks in about a 50 foot section. This occurred during routine maintenance of the rail system.
Until further notice, Amtrak passengers from Klamath Falls are being transported via bus between Klamath Falls and Eugene. This is causing significant delays for Amtrak as the buses take longer to travel than the train does.
The tunnel is expected to be closed for several days at least.
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