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Rocky Mountaineer to be featured on premiere episode of MIGHTY TRAINS

Season two on Discovery Channel to begin with an in-depth special on Canada’s luxury tourist train

VANCOUVER, BC (October 1, 2018) – This fall, season two of MIGHTY TRAINS kicks off with an immersive account of the world’s largest private luxury tourist train, Rocky Mountaineer. On October 14 at 4 P.M. PDT, viewers will join host Teddy Wilson on a journey through the Canadian Rockies, and get an inside look at what it takes to create a memorable experience for guests on board Rocky Mountaineer.

The one-hour episode will showcase the scenic excursion from Vancouver to the Canadian Rockies, showing off stunning landscapes of rugged mountains and glistening oceans and lakes. Host Teddy Wilson will delve into the behind-the-scenes operations, from Rocky Mountaineer’s railyard to the on-board guest experience. Viewers will gain insight from numerous members of the Rocky Mountaineer team, including the train manager, onboard hosts, and rail mechanics.

“Our team is excited to share the behind-the-scenes efforts that make a Rocky Mountaineer train journey so magical,” explained Steve Sammut, president of Rocky Mountaineer. “From the team on board our trains and in the destinations, to our maintenance and operations teams in Kamloops, to our head office team in Vancouver, to our sales team around the globe, an endless amount of energy goes in to making each train journey memorable for our guests.”

MIGHTY TRAINS is in its second season on Discovery, and airs on more than 100 international broadcasters, including networks in Canada, the U.K., Germany, Australia, France, Scandinavia, Eastern Europe and Asia. The series highlights the world’s most notable and unique train marvels, diving into the inner workings of each locomotive. MIGHTY TRAINS season two will air on Discovery every Sunday between October 14th and November 1st, at 4 P.M. PST / 7 P.M. EST.

About Rocky Mountaineer
Rocky Mountaineer is the world’s largest privately owned luxury tourist train and, since 1990, has welcomed more than two million guests to inhale the mountain air and let nature take their breath away. Guests can choose from over 65 vacation packages and four unique rail routes that travel through iconic destinations such as Seattle, WA, Vancouver, B.C., and the majestic Canadian Rockies in Alberta. The unparalleled experience on board the all domed fleet offers rich, historic storytelling, world-class cuisine and a first-hand look at the vast and untouched wild beauty of Western Canada and the Pacific Northwest.

*Access to Rocky Mountaineer’s photo and video library available upon request.

Media Contact:
Nicole Ford
Manager, Communications
Rocky Mountaineer
nford@rockymountaineer.com
604-606-8463

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