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The Future of the Alaska Railroad

May 16, 2014 - 1:00 pm

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The Alaska Railroad is facing new challenges. The closure of the Flint Hills refinery in North Pole will reduce freight business that has already been impacted by the price of coal. The bill creating the Alaska Railroad passed Congress a century ago this year. But what does its future hold? Join host Charles Wohlforth and guests to learn more.

HOST: Charles Wohlforth

GUESTS:

  • Bill O’Leary, CEO, Alaska Railroad
  • Dale Wade, VP of Marketing, Alaska Railroad

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LIVE BROADCAST: Wednesday, May 7, 2014. 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. (Alaska time)

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