Contributor Level: Third Mate

White Pass & Yukon Route Railway train derailed

A White Pass & Yukon Route Railway train derailed on a routine sightseeing trek from Skagway into Canada around 3 p.m. Wednesday July 23, 2014. 

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Contributor Level: Captain

Thanks for sharing the news, TPho.

Here are more details and a photo from Anchorage Daily News:

Contributor Level: Captain

Wow – that’s a terribly unfortunate accident.  We’ve enjoyed this very same shore excursion in the past and recommended it to friends who also loved it.  We wouldn’t hesitate to book this tour again in the future.

Contributor Level: Captain

This is good information to know about. We just booked a cruise for next year.

Contributor Level: Admiral

It is always sad to read about such an accident.   


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