Thieves stole 70,000 pounds of copper cable from Sound Transit’s Link light rail line between Tukwila and Sea-Tac Airport, the agency reported Friday.
Thieves ripped the wire from inside an elevated guideway that supports the tracks, probably over the last several months. From end-to-end, about four miles of cable was stolen, Sound Transit spokesman Bruce Gray said.
“This isn’t something that would have been done overnight,” Gray said. “Whoever did this knew [...]