The Alaska-Canada Rail Link Project

Project Info

Lead Researcher(s)


Dr. Paul Metz


Mark Taylor, P.E.

Project Dates

2006-2017 (Multi-Phase)


Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities

Award Amount:

$ 5,500,000.00

ALASKA-CANADA RAILROAD PROJECT: Incremental Expansion Project Breakout

Project Summary

The primary purpose of the Alaska Canada Rail Link Project is to improve the economics involved with developing the extensive resource deposits in Alaska, Yukon, and British Columbia.

  • Mineral Industry Research Laboratory (MIRL)
  • Duckering Building
  • 1760 Tanana Loop
  • PO Box 75 5800
  • Fairbanks, AK 99775-5800, USA