By Mike Swasey
KHNS public radio Skagway 

White Pass Railroad will not run into Canada this summer


April 20, 2022

After two years of COVID-19 closure, an easing of restrictions at the border between Skagway and Yukon Territory will make it possible for tour companies to run cross-border excursions this summer. That’s good news for many Skagway tour operators that take cruise ship passengers into Canada.

But Skagway’s largest tour operator, the White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad, said its trains won’t cross the border despite relaxed COVID testing rules and faster processing times. On April 5, the railway notified its partners that it would not operate into Canada this season.

The excursion train...

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