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Rocky Mountaineer launches coastal passage route in 2013

Rocky Mountaineer launches coastal passage route in 2013

The internationally-acclaimed Rocky Mountaineer is pleased to announce the launch of its new Coastal Passage route, connecting major cities Seattle, WA and Vancouver, BC to the majestic Canadian Rockies. Coastal Passage marks the company’s fifth rail route and the first time the award-winning rail service will depart from, and arrive to, the United States.

“We are very excited to introduce an iconic new journey that will give travellers even more options and convenience to see and experience Western Canada and the Canadian Rockies by rail,” says Hubert Wat, Vice President, Global Marketing of Rocky Mountaineer. “A picturesque journey, Coastal Passage will be a unique opportunity to experience two amazing countries, and will be a great addition to the exclusive routes we currently offer.”

Guests on the Coastal Passage route will traverse the coastal shorelines of the Pacific Northwest, the renowned landscapes of British Columbia and the majestic mountains of the Canadian Rockies from the comfort of Rocky Mountaineer’s award-winning GoldLeaf Service. Onboard, they will enjoy luxurious surroundings in a bi-level custom-designed dome coach with panoramic views, gourmet cuisine in a private dining room and personalized service by Rocky Mountaineer Hosts.

Coastal Passage will be available August 24 and 25, 2013, both northbound and southbound, with packages allowing for stays in Seattle, Vancouver, and the resort towns of Banff or Jasper, AB.