Media Advisory - Canadian business leader on site to witness historic signing in Washington DC

VANCOUVER, March 16, 2015 /CNW/ -

WHAT:  Randy Powell, President & CEO of Rocky Mountaineer will be available for comment on Rocky Mountaineer's support of today's historic signing of the Land, Rail, Marine and Air Transport Preclearance by delegates from the Government of Canada and the Government of the United States of America as part of the Beyond the Border Action Plan. As part of the Canadian delegation, Mr. Powell is in Washington, DC to witness the signing

WHEN:  Monday, March 16th, from 12:15 PM EST

DETAILS:  Since 2010, Rocky Mountaineer has been a committed and active participant in helping develop potential protocols for passenger rail in partnership with the working committee. Rocky Mountaineer's Coastal Passage route which travels between Vancouver, BC Canada and Seattle, WA provided a live environment for testing these new protocols.

Rocky Mountaineer was founded in 1990 after purchasing the exclusive rights to operate passenger rail service on the historic Vancouver to Banff route.

To arrange an interview with Randy Powell, please contact:

Shannon Kidd

About Rocky Mountaineer
2015 marks the 25th Anniversary for Rocky Mountaineer and the company has a lot to celebrate. Since its inception in 1990, Rocky Mountaineer has grown to be the largest privately owned luxury tourist train in the world and is considered by many as the only way to see the Canadian Rockies. In the past 25 years, the train has welcomed onboard over one and a half million guests from around the globe.

With over 45 vacation packages, five unique rail routes, and iconic destinations such as Seattle, WA, Vancouver and Whistler, BC, and the majestic Canadian Rockies in Alberta, the world renowned train travels by daylight through the diverse landscapes of the Pacific Northwest and Western. Rocky Mountaineer has received numerous international awards and accolades for service excellence, including eight World Travel Awards for both "World's Leading Travel Experience By Train" and "World's Leading Luxury Train."  In 2015 it was also recognized as a "Top Small and Medium Employer" and a "Deloitte Best Managed Company."

SOURCE Rocky Mountaineer

For further information: Shannon Kidd,, 604-606-8421


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