Denali Star

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Denali Star
Alaska Railroad Denali station.jpg
Service type Inter-city/Luxury
Status Operating
Locale Alaska
Current operator(s) Alaska Railroad
Start Anchorage
Stops 5[1]
End Fairbanks
Distance travelled 358 mi (576 km)
Average journey time 11 hours 45 minutes[2]
Service frequency Daily (May through September)[2]
On-board services
Class(es) "Adventure" and "GoldStar Service"
Observation facilities Viewing deck and dome car
Entertainment facilities Tour Guide
Baggage facilities Available at Anchorage, Talkeetna, Denali National Park, and Fairbanks
Operating speed 60
Track owner(s) Alaska Railroad
Route map
Alaska Railroad route
(interactive version)
4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm) gauge tracks, paved roads

The Denali Star is a passenger and semi-luxury train operated by the Alaska Railroad between the cities of Anchorage and Fairbanks Alaska. It is a seasonal train, only operating between the months of May and September.[2] The Aurora Winter Train operates along the similar route during the rest of the year at a less frequent weekend schedule. The train is ridden by many tourists visiting the Denali National Park. The train consists of single level coaches and dome cars.


The Denali Star stops only at the following stations:[1]


  1. ^ a b "Alaska Railroad: Our Trains - Denali Star Train Information". Alaska Railroad. Retrieved 2013-12-19.
  2. ^ a b c "Alaska Railroad: Transit - Schedules". Alaska Railroad. Retrieved 2013-12-19.

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