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The Amtrak Coast Starlight train left Seattle around 9:45 a.m. Sunday with a planned final destination of Los Angeles but hit a tree in Oakridge that evening.

All 183 passengers and 12 crew members became trapped in the snow on board the train on Sunday.

Passengers posted desperate pleas after their train slammed into a fallen tree, leaving them stranded in the snowy OR mountains.

Fortunately, no one was injured, Amtrak spokesperson Marc Magliari, told CNN. "The train will then move back to Eugene and Portland", the statement continued.

The company said the train was the safest place to house passengers following the incident because there was electricity and enough food for everyone. Passenger Carly Bigby told KOIN-TV the snack cart was empty and mothers with small children ran out of diapers.

"A lot of the [older] kids have been really good but they're having to run up and down and it's a lot". "There was no jolt or anything, but the train stopped and they made an announcement that, because of the storms and whatnot, we had hit a tree limb". "Moms are doing all they can right now".

Rebekah Dodson boarded the train Sunday afternoon in the small OR city of Albany and had expected to be in Klamath Falls by 9:50 p.m.

Eugene is snowed in as well, and riders will not be able to connect with buses or other mass transportation there, she said.

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The Coast Starlight Train 11 is now near the town of Oakridge - a small town that has become further isolated by the wintry conditions, with snow blocking roads and causing the town to lose power.

"This is hell and it's getting worse, " Rebekah Dodson posted on Facebook along with a photo of other passengers smiling into the camera after they had been stuck for 30 hours.

The train arrived at the Eugene station Tuesday hours after a Union Pacific locomotive began pulling it, said Tim McMahan, spokesman for Union Pacific, which owns the OR rail line where the train had been stranded in the small town of Oakridge. Power outages have also been widespread in the area. Meanwhile, passengers have been stuck on board with few updates and diminishing supplies.

"Strangers are playing cards", she said, according to CNN. "Wandering around the train". "Please send help if possible", she said.

"We're moving about 1 miles per hour", Dodson said in a subsequent phone interview.

"We sincerely regret the extended delay customers on the southbound Coast Starlight experienced due to extreme weather issues while traveling with Amtrak", he said.

"We've heard nothing", she said.


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