Alaskans have a few more months to take in the snow and scenery, not to mention some of the state’s biggest events. To help explore the Last Frontier’s winter wonderland, the Alaska Railroad is expanding its services.


Tuesday, Tim Sullivan, the spokesperson for the Alaska Railroad, joined Daybreak with the breakdown on it’s expanded services that will provide passengers the opportunity to attend events like the BP World Ice Art Championship in Fairbanks, the Anchorage Fur Rendezvous Winter Festival and the 2016 Iditarod.


From Alaska Railroad:


Aurora Winter Train


Offers service from Anchorage to Fairbanks. Feb. 23 through March 31, the train will travel north from Anchorage on Tuesday and south from Fairbanks on Wednesdays.


Hurricane Turn Train


Departs on the first Thursday of the month, October through May, and makes the long round-trip journey from Anchorage to Hurricane Gulch, providing flagstop service in the wilderness area north of Talkeetna.


For more information visit the Alaska Railroad‘s website.



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