Alaska Railroad Corporation Police Department

  • Agency: Alaska Railroad Corporation Police Department
  • Address: 327 W. Ship Creek Avenue, Anchorage, 99510 AK
  • Chief:
Phone: 907.265.2300

Alaska Railroad Corporation Police Department is located at 327 W. Ship Creek Avenue, Anchorage, 99510 AK. The Alaska Railroad Corporation Police Department phone number is 907.265.2300.

Alaska Railroad Corporation Police Department News

Daily service on the Glacier Discovery Train is off and running! Choose your own day trip adventure with this train route: get off in Whittier for a glacier cruise in Prince William Sound, disembark at the Spencer Glacier Whistle Stop to raft among icebergs, or stay on the train for the scenic ride to Grandview.

Have you taken a ride on the Coastal Classic? The Travel Channel counts our train from Anchorage to Seward as one of the most scenic rail day trips in the world.

Need a lift to or from your Alaska cruise? Our trains make daily summer stops in the cruise ports of Seward and Whittier for an easy connection to Anchorage. If you've got the time, add on a trip to Denali: 📷: Frank Keller

This morning, the first Denali Star Train of 2018 left the Anchorage Depot for the 350-mile journey north to Fairbanks. Along the way, this train will make stops in Wasilla, Talkeetna, and Denali National Park, and travel through some truly spectacular landscapes. Learn more about our flagship train:

To celebrate National Train Day and the first day of our summer service, we are pleased to launch the fourth annual Catch the Train Photo Contest, and we can’t wait to see your adventures on the railbelt. Share your favorite photos of the Alaska Railroad on Twitter and Instagram using #CatchTheTrainAK, or submit them via the tab on our Facebook page, for a chance to be featured in our 2020 calendar and win the grand prize of four round-trip rail tickets to Denali National Park and Preserve and overnight accommodations at the Grande Denali and Denali Bluffs - Great Hotels in Denali, as well as $1,500 in cash and the honor of the calendar cover! Learn more here:

Tomorrow, our summer and winter schedules overlap: the first Coastal Classic Train of the summer will make the early morning trip from Anchorage to Seward, and the last Aurora Winter Train will head north to Fairbanks.

The last week before our summer season is always busy: the new tour guides are finishing up months of training and our dining staff is putting the finishing touches on our summer menu. Ready for the first train to Seward on Saturday! 📷: Michelle Park

Looking for the latest news about the Alaska Railroad? Be sure to visit the “In the News” tab on our page to read all about how the Railroad is making headlines in some of the top publications around the country. Find a link here:

Since today is Teacher Appreciation Day, we want to thank Mike Woods, the main instructor for our Tour Guide Training Program at the King Career Center in Anchorage. He has been instructing juniors and seniors in the Anchorage School District for 25 years and getting them ready to greet our passengers as the summer season begins. We are thankful for his dedication to our guides! Learn more about Mike and our Tour Guide Training Program by watching Channel 2 News, and KTVA 11 News this evening.

It's an annual springtime tradition: cleanup day! From Anchorage to Fairbanks, Alaska Railroad employees pitched in to help pick up trash and clean up along the Railbelt.

It’s May, which means we’re getting ready to flip the switch to our summer schedule. Here’s what you can expect for passenger trains this month: May 3: Last day of the winter Hurricane Turn Train. Round-trip service from Anchorage to Hurricane Gulch, flagstop service north of Talkeetna. May 5-6 & May 11-12: Last weekends of the Aurora Winter Train. North from Anchorage to Fairbanks on Saturday, return trip south on Sunday. May 12: Coastal Classic Train begins: daily round-trip service between Anchorage, Girdwood and Seward. May 16: Denali Star Train begins: daily service between Anchorage, Wasilla, Talkeetna, Denali and Fairbanks, northbound and southbound. May 17: Summer Hurricane Turn begins: Thursday-Monday, round-trip flagstop service between Talkeetna and Hurricane Gulch. May 26: Glacier Discovery Train begins: daily round-trip service between Anchorage, Girdwood, Whittier, Portage, Spencer Glacier and Grandview. See full routes schedules at our website: All aboard!

The first train of our daily summer schedule departs two weeks from today. Tickets on sale now at

Congrats to KTUU on their regional Edward R. Murrow Award! This 360-degree video of our Hurricane Turn Flagstop Train won for Excellence in Social Media, captured by KTUU's Road Trippin' crew on an early May train ride last year.

Fire in the hole! And good riddance to this tunnel north of Seward that has been an ongoing headache for our maintenance crews. The post-blast pile of rocks will be cleared by the end of the month, in time for the summer season’s first passenger trains to Seward.

Our busiest season is just around the corner. Do you have a train trip planned for summer 2018?

Talented Alaska transportation artist Bob Thompson has agreed to create an original painting for the Alaska Railroad highlighting Alaska’s rich history. The artwork will become the basis for an exclusive print given to retiring railroaders with more than 35 years of service. We can’t wait to see his vision material on canvas; visit Bob’s The Art of Alaska page for progress on this project. Read the news release:

Since its completion in 1923, the Alaska Railroad has loved Alaska for the everlasting beauty that lies within its gorgeous landscapes and rich cultures. Read about the history of the Alaska Railroad here: #ThrowbackThursday

Conductor Harry Ross and Carman Charles Dillard were totally surprised and touched when the railroad named passenger dining car 401 after Ross and dining car 452 after Dillard to honor their 50-year work anniversaries in 2018 – A Century of Service! Read the news story.

We love viewing wildlife aboard the Denali Star Train to Denali National Park and Preserve, but we also love exploring glaciers in the U.S. Forest Service - Chugach National Forest with the Glacier Discovery Train. Find out about these routes here:

The Alaska Railroad released its 2017 Annual Report and audited financial statements. Through hard decisions and the fortitude of our organization and employees, we trimmed costs and laid the groundwork for new and expanded business in the future. Read the news release ( and the full report (

Carman Wriiter/Inspector Charles Dillard and Conductor/Brakeman Harry Ross are honored March 29, 2018, during a celebration of their combined Century of Service. Each man marks his 50-year work anniversary in 2018.

As an Alaska Railroad conductor and carman, respectively, each of these men mark rare, 50-year work anniversaries in 2018. Today, we celebrate their combined Century of Service by renaming two passenger dining railcars – one for Conductor / Brakeman Harry Ross and one for Carman Writer / Inspector Charles Dillard. Learn more here:

A great lady with loads of talent. We look forward to working with her again.

A few tickets for the Easter Train this Saturday are still available, but we are giving away four seats to a very lucky someBUNNY this week! Like this post and comment with the name of someone who would also want to ride the Easter Train for your chance to win four seats to hop aboard! Be sure to tag that person in your entry comment for it to count. We will select a winner at 5 p.m. on Thursday, March 29, and announce the winner first thing in the morning on Friday, March 30.

The Alaska Railroad is delighted to announce Eagle River artist Susan Watkins has been selected to create artwork as the basis for the Alaska Railroad’s 2019 collector’s art print and poster. She’ll start work on a painting of our train within a scene featuring wildlife both under water and on the banks of a salmon stream. Meet Susan here: