I had read about the tunnel but failed to appreciate the amount of organisation that goes into making sure it all works OK. A single lane tunnel providing access to two directions of both road and rail vehicles, especially in heavy load conditions in peak...更多
We experienced this car/train tunnel while on the ARR Glacier Discovery train. Leave it to Alaskans to make the best use of available resources. Try to see it from the dome car perspective if possible.
Cost of $13.00 for passing through and back is the only way to drive into the Town of Whittier. Straddling the railroad track you ride though the tunnel - love the minute you get through to the other side as the world opens back up...更多
Learning history about a tunnel. After our cruise that ended in Whittier we took a transfer from the ship to Anchorage. This one lane only, one way at a time tunnel services trains and vehicles. It's over two miles at 25 miles an hour, dark...更多
Decided on a side trip to Whittier... and this required a drive through the longest tunnel in North America... it was freaky because train tracks ran through it as well as a paved area for cars... it was a multi purpose tunnel!! it was very...更多