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Rocky Mountaineer Train to Operate in February 2010 between Vancouver & Whistler, BC



~Rocky Mountaineer Vacations will run a VIP corporate hospitality train on behalf of the Province of Alberta ~

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (September 29, 2008) – Rocky Mountaineer Vacations is pleased to announce that the company has signed an agreement with brand.LIVE, an international event management company, to operate a VIP corporate hospitality train during February of 2010 on behalf of the Province of Alberta and its clients. The Rocky Mountaineer train will run daily between North Vancouver and Whistler, BC using a special consist comprised of the legendary GoldLeaf Service dome cars and lounge cars. The agreement with brand.LIVE also includes use of the Rocky Mountaineer Station for special events in February of 2010.


“It is a tremendous honour for us to offer this special run of the Rocky Mountaineer train when all eyes will be on Vancouver and Whistler,” says Randy Powell, President of Rocky Mountaineer Vacations. “We are proud of our long standing relationship with the Province of Alberta and are thrilled to enter into this joint venture where together, we will welcome the world to Western Canada in February of 2010.”


This special run of the Rocky Mountaineer train will showcase Alberta and the breathtaking Sea to Sky region between North Vancouver and Whistler, BC. During its regular operating season between mid-April and mid-October, the Rocky Mountaineer travels between British Columbia and Alberta. For additional information on Rocky Mountaineer Vacations and the Rocky Mountaineer train visit


Rocky Mountaineer Vacations offers unique Canadian vacation packages and four spectacular rail routes through British Columbia and Alberta. Best known for the world-acclaimed Rocky Mountaineer train, a two-day, all daylight rail journey through Canada’s West and the Canadian Rockies, the company also offers trips onboard the Whistler Mountaineer train, a daily three-hour experience between North Vancouver and Whistler, BC. Since its inception in 1990, the company has grown to be the largest privately owned passenger rail service in North America and has welcomed over a million guests onboard. In 2007, RMV was honoured with the World Travel Award as “World’s Leading Travel Experience by Train” for the third consecutive year.



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