September 10 – September 24, 2016
Ride in luxury in our private railcars behind Amtrak’s California Zephyr from Chicago coursing through the plains of Nebraska to Denver where we will overnight and connect to AAPRCO’s City of Spokane.
The City of Spokane will travel from Denver to Spokane for approximately 7 days over some off-of the most scenic routes in the west that are not accessible by any regularly scheduled Amtrak train.
The City of Spokane will depart on Tuesday, September 13th and travel north on the former Colorado & Southern along the front range of the Rockies. We will travel down the center of the street in Fort Collins, CO and into Cheyenne, WY. We will continue north through scenic Wyoming and park in Casper, WY for the night.
On Wednesday, September 14th we will depart Casper, WY and continue north on the former Colorado & Southern. We will pass through the spectacular Wind River Canyon which is one of the most scenic rail passes in the United States not accessible by normal rail travel. We will join the Montana Rail Link, ex Northern Pacific line, at Laurel, Montana and head west to Livingston, MT where we will tie up for the night,
On Thursday, September 15th and Friday, September 16th we will remain parked in Livingston allowing passengers the opportunity to tour the magnificent Yellowstone National Park. Our train will be switched in Livingston for the outbound moves following the convention.
On Saturday, the 17th, the City of Spokane will depart Livingston and operate on the Montana Rail Link ex Northern Pacific through the Montana Rockies to Missoula, MT where we will tie up for the night. We will remain parked in Missoula Sunday, the 18th to allow passengers time to explore this wonderful city.
On Monday September 19th, the train will continue west on the MRL ex Northern Pacific line through rugged Montana over mountain passes and along the Clark Fork River to Sandpoint, ID where we will join the Amtrak Empire Builder line to Spokane. We will tie up in Spokane for our convention Activities.
Our traditional convention activities will be conducted between Tuesday, September 20th and Thursday, September 22nd in Spokane. These include car parties, technical seminars, the car owners meeting, the associate members meeting, the annual meeting, vendor activities, the board of directors meeting and the annual banquet. On Friday September 23rd our cars will depart Spokane for Chicago.
Please make your plans to join us on this rare and spectacular scenic special train and attend the convention in Spokane, Washington
Since this is an AAPRCO sponsored special train, all passengers must be members of AAPRCO or the guest of a member.
Pricing begins at $6000.00 for a single roomette.
State Room and Double Bedrooms are also available for double occupancy. Reserve yours today!
Our bedrooms sell fast!
Email us to book your reservation at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nothing like being on rare mileage & views from a dome car!
Single occupancy roomettes are $6000.00 and sleeps one person, some with toilet and some without toilet
Double bedrooms in the Birch Grove sleeper are $12,000 and sleep two people in upper and lower berths, private toilet and sink