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Anchorage AK 99501 (population, 304,000 (est. 2014)) Mini Guide
GPS: N 61.22174, W 149.8904 Anchorage Depot
Scanner: ARR 164.625 (road), 165.3375
Railroads: Alaska Railroad (ARR)
Description: Anchorage is the hub of the Alaska Railroad, The downtown depot serves special passenger trains tied
to the cruise lines and also regular passenger service in the warmer months to Seward, Fairbanks, and Whittier. Freight
trains include coal, gravel and containers. There is a ARR gift shop in the depot. The ARR yard is just north of the
depot N 61.22551, W 149.8845; as is the Headquarters for the Alaska RR N 61.22242, W 149.88796.
Approximate # trains per 24 hours: ? not many
RR Stuff: Google images <click on thumbnails to enlarge>
Visitor's Center: Visit Anchorage 524 W 4th Ave, N 61.21816, W 149.89268
Alaska RR official site
Alaska RR - Wikipedia
Rail tours from Anchorage
|"Were it not for my little jokes,
I could not bear the burdens of this office.
- Abraham Lincoln
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