Tuesday, December 18, 2012: Seattle Center Monorail will reach the two-million passenger milestone for this year. The two millionth passenger will be recognized and awarded with a special prize on the Monorail platform. We are thrilled to have carried this many passengers this year as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Seattle Center Monorail and the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair.
Seattle Center Monorail celebrated its 50th anniversary on March 24, 2012. Each Monorail train has traveled over one-million miles. Seattle Center Monorail was built for the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair to provide a crucial link between the fairgrounds and amenities downtown. The Monorail is owned by the city of Seattle and operated by Seattle Monorail Services LLC.