Classic Streamliners - TRAINCYCLOPEDIA
The Aurora Winter Train
Aurora Winter Train Route Map.
Aurora Winter Train Overview
Service type: Inter-city/Flag stop
First service: October 18, 1947
Current operator: Alaska Railroad
Distance traveled: 358 miles
Average journey time: 11 hours 45 minutes
Service frequency: Weekends (Between September and May)
Catering facilities: Cafe car
Baggage facilities: Available in Anchorage, Talkeetna, and Fairbanks
Track gauge: 4 ft 8 1⁄2 in
Operating speed: 60
Track owner: Alaska Railroad
The Aurora Winter Train makes the following scheduled stops:
The Alaska Railroad streamliner Aurora at Anchorage passenger station the morning of April 11, 1964, the first train to run north from Anchorage after the earthquake of March 27, 1964.
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