White Pass & Yukon Route

Rail Group On Air—An Alaskan Reality: The White Pass Loop Project

Railway Track & Structures magazine Editor-in-Chief Bill Wilson talks to Mark Taylor, Superintendent of Operations at White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad about the White Pass Loop Project. The White Pass Loop Project is a 2020 RT&S Top Project. All of the top projects will be featured in the May issue of RT&S.

It’s Full Steam–and Diesel–Ahead at White Pass & Yukon

It’s been a busy year of expansion and improvements at the White Pass & Yukon Route. The hugely popular tourist railroad, based out of Skagway, Alaska, was sold on July 31, 2018, to a joint venture involving cruise line Carnival Corporation and Rail Management Services, an affiliate of Survey Point Holdings.

Growing Alaska’s Gold Rush railroad

Ever since the first rail was laid in 1898 to lift Gold Rush Stampeders over the jagged mountains of the Alaska Panhandle to Canada’s Klondike, the tenuous but irrepressible White Pass & Yukon Route has been rescued from peril by a succession of improbable saviors, one of them the United States Army.