Rocky Mountaineer Operational Updates due to BC Wildfires

Thursday, 03 August 2017

Due to the wildfires in Cariboo area, the railway near Quesnel has been closed, which affects trains on the Rainforest to Gold Rush route that travel between Vancouver and Jasper via Quesnel. 

Rainforest to Gold Rush route

Due to the wildfires in the Cariboo area, the Rainforest to Gold Rush route that travels between Vancouver and Jasper via Quesnel has been affected.

  • August 12 Rainforest to Gold Rush eastbound departure from Vancouver to Jasper will be affected. We have alternative plans in place for guest on this route that involves travelling by both motorcoach and train.
  • August 15 Rainforest to Gold Rush westbound departure from Jasper to Vancouver will be affected. We have alternative plans in place for guest on this route, if necessary.

The trains travelling on First Passage to the West (between Vancouver and Lake Louise/Banff via Kamloops) and Journey through the Clouds (between Vancouver and Jasper via Kamloops) are not affected by the wildfires. Please be aware that visibility of scenery and air quality may be impacted at some points along the journey due to the wildfires.

Please contact us if you require further information.

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