by State of Alaska, Dept. of Natural Resources, Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys in cooperation with Alaska Railroad Corporation in Fairbanks, Alaska, U.S.A .
Written in English
|Statement||by T.C. Fuglestad.|
|Series||Guidebook / Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys ;, 6, Guidebook (Alaska. Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys) ;, 6.|
|Contributions||Alaska. Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys., Alaska Railroad Corporation., International Conference on Permafrost (4th : 1983 : University of Alaska)|
|LC Classifications||TF25.A4 F84 1986|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||v, 82 p. :|
|Number of Pages||82|
|LC Control Number||87621366|
Alaska Railroad Fairbanks to Anchorage. Fairbanks Depot: Johansen Expressway, Anchorage Depot: West 1st Avenue, Depart Fairbanks: AM Arrive Anchorage: PM Duration: 11 hours, 45 minutes Distance: miles Route: Denali Star Service Options: Adventure Class, GoldStar, Wilderness Express Meal Service: Grab ‘N Go, Sit Down Dining. An Alaska Railroad engine pulls every train, but north of Anchorage (Talkeetna, Denali, and Fairbanks), you can also book private dome railcars operated by the cruise lines and other companies. You don't have to be a cruise passenger to book them. Here's how to book the options: Alaska Railroad () or () Alaska Railroad's Goldstar class is the top option, with one or two Goldstar ultra-domes operating on each Denali Express or Aurora Winter Train. You are assigned a reserved reclining seat on the upper deck of an ultra-dome car built in , with wrap-around glass sides, ceiling & end walls potentially giving a degree view. Winter in Alaska is a magical time, with fewer visitors and a serene, snow-covered landscape. If you’re here from mid-September to mid-May, you can take it in from the comfort of the Aurora Winter Train, which runs between Anchorage and Fairbanks.
This tour starts in Anchorage and combines travel by train and motorcoach between Seward and Fairbanks, ending with a scheduled flight from Fairbanks returning to Anchorage. Guided sightseeing in two of Alaska most diverse communities - Anchorage and Fairbanks - provides unique perspective of living North of Fairbanks is located just short of the Arctic Circle, a mere miles south. "The Golden Heart City" is known as both a reference to the discovery of gold in as well as for its close proximity to the geographic center of Alaska. Even with a fairly large population, o people, Fairbanks remains a charming frontier travel destination. Fairbanks sits at a hub in the highway system connecting the Parks, Richardson, Steese and Elliott state highways. It also has an International Airport and is the northern terminus of the Alaska Railroad. The trip between Fairbanks and Anchorage is 12 hours by train, and it usually takes 7 or 8 hours to travel the road miles by car. Reach the end of the Alaska Railroad line at mile in Fairbanks by way of the Denali Star route or specialty Wilderness Express dome car service.
Spend your last day in Alaska touring local attractions like the Alaska Native Heritage Center and the Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, book a day cruise from a nearby port town, take a scenic day trip on one of the Alaska Railroad passenger trains, or fish for . Tours from Alaska Railroad tend to sell out - travelers recommend booking in advance! Discover the beauty of Alaskan winters from the warmth of a train car with this ticket on Alaska Railroad. Travel from Anchorage to Fairbanks in a train with large picture windows and onboard dining. See the unspoiled snow of the backcountry during this full /5(K). With so many options for traveling by train in Alaska, picking one can be difficult. Check out this page to see train comparisons to help you decide. Alaska Railroad: Adventure Class vs Gold Star - See 2, traveler reviews, 2, candid photos, and great deals for Anchorage, AK, at Tripadvisor.5/5(K).