Meeting with US Senator Lisa Murkowski in Nome

August 25, 2018: InterContinental Railway founder George Koumal and Chief Project Advisor Scott Spencer met with US Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) at the Nome Airport to discuss the InterContinental Railway project with her. She pledged her support in bringing the project to the  State Department. (Pictured left to right: Scott Spencer, Senator Lisa Murkowski, George Koumal, Nome Mayor Richard Beneville)

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Second ICR Community Meeting in Wales, Alaska

August 22, 2018: InterContinental Railway founder George Koumal and Chief Project Advisor Scott Spencer participated in their second community meeting in Wales, Alaska. Their presentation was followed by a lively debate about the advantages the project will bring to the community as well as the impact on the environment. The next day they visited one of the picking fields which provide a livelihood for the community near where the tunnel portal could potentially be built. Mr. Koumal and Mr. Spencer also met with Russia adventurers Sergei and Jana, who washed ashore that night on a self-made pontoon boat. They crossed the Bering Strait in fourteen hours. The ride through the train tunnel will take approximately one hour.

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Golden Spike Ceremony in Whittier, Alaska

August 18, 2018: InterContinental Railway co-founders Joseph Henri and George Koumal and Chief Project Advisor Scott Spencer participated in a symbolic golden spike ceremony at the Alaska Railroad in Whittier in honor of the decades of work Mr. Henri and Mr. Koumal have dedicated to making the InterContinental Railway become reality. 

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Meet ICR representatives at InnoTrans in Berlin - September 18-21, 2018

Meet InterContinental Railway Chief Project Advisor Scott R. Spencer and senior consultant George M. Koumal at InnoTrans in Berlin. Mr. Spencer and Mr. Koumal will be meeting with railroad executives, manufacturers and public officials to discuss ways to cooperate on making the Intercontinental Railway come to life. 

To book a meeting with Mr. Spencer and Mr. Koumal, please send an email to srspencer@intercontinentalrailway.com. 

August 2018 Fact-finding trip to the Bering Strait

InterContinental Railway Chief Project Advisor Scott Spencer and George Koumal, founder of its predecessor organisation Interhemispheric Bering Strait Tunnel and Railroad Group (IBSTRG) will be traveling to Anchorage, Alaska and to the Bering Strait region August 15-Sept. 2, 2018. During this fact-finding trip, they will meet with their long-time colleague Joseph H. Henri (lawyer and businessman, Anchorage) as well as Alaskan and federal officials to discuss the ICR and the benefits it would bring to Alaska. They will also meet with local officials, tribal councils and villagers in Nome, Wales and Little Diomede to hear their hopes and concerns about the ICR.