Hi viajeraexoica02 and welcome to the forum.
I think it would be helpful to post the link here for the tour you are taking. It's not too likely that locals will have taken that tour and I haven't seen any other questions about Cosmos Tours on our forums. Slim pickings perhaps?
You might want to post on the Canadian Rockies Forums though, you might have some success there. (The Canadian Rockies and Calgary are in Alberta, the next province to BC.) Another thing you might do once you're on the Canadian Rockies Forums is to type "Rocky Mountaineer" in the search bar just above your Original Post that says "Search in Canadian Rockies Forums." This would give you results for all kinds of previous threads about the train, what people have asked and what advice/answers have been given. A bit of icing on the cake to your question.
However, if you post the link for us to have a look, there will be many people who could tell you about what you would "get" on the tour, outside of service and food.
It would be fair to let you know that the Rocky Mountaineer and its staff are in a labour dispute at the moment and the regular on board attendants are not working. Couldn't predict the situation for October. You could google that for more news and information, if you wish.
On the Alberta (Rockies) forum also seach for "Cosmos". There have been some posts there.
if you send me the itinerary I can comment on it. Cosmos, Globus, Brennan and Archers are all the same company but their tours and hotels are vastly different.
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