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Alaska Railroad Depot, Anchorage
(4.4/5 based on 800+ reviews on the web)
At the central part of the Alaska Railroad system, Alaska Railroad Depot provides transportation and informs travelers about Alaska's highlights. Numerous luxury and scenic train trips commence from this station, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Have a cup of coffee at the station while waiting for your ride, or simply drop by to find out about the railroad history and see one of Alaska Railroad's first locomotives. You can browse the gift shop for apparel and souvenirs, as well as purchase a guide book for your trip. If you're taking a train trip, you'll have to stand in line to get boarding passes. Travelers arriving at least 15 minutes prior to departure time will get on the train, even if lines are long. Put Alaska Railroad Depot at the forefront of your travel plans using our Anchorage holiday planner.
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  • Great gift shop in summer, limited hours in winter (no Tourists). People are very helpful. Pictures of past events on the railroad Prints, Poster & Pins on sale. During Fur Rondy, there is a model tra...  more »
  • Nice little place to look around while waiting for the train. Lot to look at and read. Liked reading about the history and how many people it took to finish it. 
  • The Depot has been well preserved since it was established. The staff take pride in explaining the history of this place. All the different train routes start or pass thru here. The aurora train from ...  more »