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History

The idea of an intercontinental railway between the U.S. and Canada has been around since the 1960s. Governor Walter J. Hickel, a strong supporter of Alaskan growth, established the North Commission which completed significant research to support and bring the project to its current status today. In the early 2000’s, Governor Frank Murkowski and the Alaska Legislature passed laws to connect the Alaska Railroad with Canada’s rail system. Further studies were completed by the University of Alaska and Government of Alberta prior to Sean McCoshen realizing the unique opportunity.

Today

A2A Rail is using the VHI Study as a foundational document to inform ongoing work.

2013 - 2016

The Van Horne Institute (VHI) Study was commissioned by the Government of Alberta to assess the viability of rail as a transportation alternative. The study released to the public in 2016 validated the concept.

2007

State of Alaska provide $4.7 million to the University of Alaska Fairbanks to begin preconstruction activities to support environmental analysis and data collection for railroad feasibility studies.

2000 - 2006

State of Alaska and U.S. Federal Funds provide approximately $6 million USD for a study focused on rail connections through Alaska, the Yukon Territory, and Northern British Columbia.

 

The Final Preliminary Feasibility Study released November 2006 identified that economic benefits would exceed the total cost of construction, operation, and maintenance.

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ALASKA, U.S.A :1029 W. 3rd Avenue, Suite 550, Anchorage, AK 99501

WASHINGTON, D.C., U.S.A: 975 F St NW #900, Washington, D.C. 20004

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ALBERTA, CANADA: 2100 Livingston Place, 222 3rd Avenue SW, Calgary, AB T2P 0B4

ALASKA, U.S.A :1029 W. 3rd Avenue, Suite 550, Anchorage, AK 99501

WASHINGTON, D.C., U.S.A: 975 F St NW #900, Washington, D.C. 20004

 

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