Alaska Railroad GoldStar Train First-class Dome Car, Denali Star to Denali and Fairbanks and the Costal Classic Train to Seward, information, reservations, and schedules, Alaska Railroad Dome Car Train

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The Alaska Railroad builds upon its unique Alaska rail passenger service with its dome car first-class Gold Star Service. The custom built Gold Star double-deck luxury dome railcars feature unobstructed views and an exclusive private GoldStar open air viewing deck making this the perfect way to enhance your Alaska Train experience and to experience the grandeur of Alaska.

To enhance your family or group experience your dome-level reclining seats can rotate to accommodate groups of four and let you share the experience with friends. The dome-level also features a full-time bar attendant for those looking for libations.

Dome Car Passenger Service Trains:
Denali Star Train - Anchorage to Denali Park and Fairbanks
Costal Classic Train - Anchorage to Seward

The Gold Star dome cars are modeled on the latest 89-foot double-deck dome cars built by Colorado Railcar. These lavishly appointed cars have quickly found their place among Alaska's wonders. Featuring custom-designed interiors highlighted with original Alaska art, savvy rail travelers will be delighted with the features.

The lower level features a dining area with 36 dining room seats with views through large picture windows. There is no better way to enjoy a meal than dining on the Alaska Railroad; the scenic views are spectacular. View the menu.

Gold Star Service Features:
  • Confirmed seat in the upper-level dome car
  • Complimentary non-alcoholic beverages served at your seat
  • A full-time bar attendant is available to those looking for libations
  • Priority check-in and boarding
  • Priority seating in the lower-level dining room showcasing original Alaska artwork
  • Private outdoor viewing deck - the only one of its kind
Reserve your upper-level dome car seating today!

The unique first-class Gold Star dome railcar service is available on the Denali Star Passenger Train that operates daily mid-May through mid-September between Anchorage and Fairbanks with stops in Wasilla, Talkeetna, and Denali National Park, and on the Coastal Classic Passenger Train with daily round-trips between Anchorage and Seward.
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P.O. Box 1397 Seward, Alaska USA 99664
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Tour Type: Scenic, Alaska Railroad Passenger Service
Difficulty: Easy, Wheelchair Access
Comfort:First-class Dome Car Gold Star
Prior Experience: None
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