Alaska Railroad Corporation News

Alaska Railroad retains majority of federal funding

Alaska Railroad retains majority of federal funding

17th Jul 2012 Press Release Rail News

The Alaska Railroad Corporation (ARRC) was informed by the office of Congressman Don Young that ARRC will continue to receive funding near current levels through Federal Transit Administration (FTA) formula funds.

Rasmuson foundation provides grant for 557 restoration

Rasmuson foundation provides grant for 557 restoration

17th Jul 2012 Press Release Rail News

The Rasmuson Foundation announced a $350,000 matching grant to support the mission of a newly-formed non-profit organization — the Engine 557 restoration company (E557RC) — which is charged with rehabilitating an historic steam locomotive for eventual return to service on the Alaska Railroad (ARRC).