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Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad

Durango, CO
Relive history with the sights and sounds of yesteryear for a truly spectacular journey aboard the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad. Experience the adventure of traveling by a coal-fired, steam-locomotive on the same tracks miners, cowboys and settlers of the old west took over a century ago.

The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad winds through spectacular & breathtaking canyons in the remote wilderness of the two-million acre San Juan National Forest for an unforgettable year round adventure.

 

The Durango & Silverton Railroad offers a wide variety of classes of service including Standard, Deluxe, First Class and Presidential cars. For more info about the classes of service including pictures and car layouts, visit our Durango and Silverton Train Cars, Schedules and Fares page.

 

The Summer Train

The Durango Train's summer excursions are approximately 3 1/2 hours each way by train and departs daily out of Durango in the morning and returns from Silverton back to Durango in the afternoon. The train schedule varies depending on the date with up to 3 trains departing daily.  You can also upgrade to a Bus Up or Bus Return option which will shorten your total day trip. You can also view a printable version of the Durango & Silverton Train Route Map.

 

The Winter Train

The Cascade Winter Train runs the abbreviated Cascade Canyon Winter Train excursion which runs from Durango, CO to the Cascade Canyon daily.  This winter excursion is approximately 2 hours each way with a 1 hour layover as the train turns around at the Cascade wye. 

 

For more information on rates, schedules and upgrade options, click on our Fares, Schedules and Classes of Services page or the "More Details" tab below.  Please note: 12 years and older are considered Adults and Children fares are for ages 4 to 11 years. Children under 4 years can ride for free if sitting on an adults lap.


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To start building your vacation package including Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, enter your dates below.


Bus Upgrades

1 of 4 - Bus From Durango To Silverton (Bus Up / Train Back)

Priced from $12
Upgrade your train ride by starting your journey with a ride over the famous San Juan Skyway to Silverton aboard one of the Durango and Silverton Railroads comfortable motorcoach's.


Please note: Bus Upgrades are free on Presidential Class and First Class services only and will be booked separately as a complete item.


With a motorcoach to Silverton, you will depart later in the morning and typically enjoy an extra layover while in Silverton to explore this quaint, mountain town. The bus departure will correspond with your typical departure time in the following way:


- Bus leaves Durango at 9:30am - Returns on 1:45pm Train

- Bus leaves Durango at 10:15am. - Returns on 2:30pm Train

- Bus leaves Durango at 12:00pm - Returns on Train at 3:00pm.







2 of 4 - Bus From Silverton To Durango (Train Up / Bus Back)

Priced from $17
Upgrade your train ride by ending your journey with a ride over the famous San Juan Skyway to Durango aboard one of the Durango & Silverton Railroads' comfortable motorcoach's.


Please note: Bus Upgrades are free on Presidential Class and First Class services only and will be booked separately as a complete item.


Bus Returns will typically depart on the same schedule as the corresponding round trip departure and will get you back to Durango approximately 2 hours earlier than returning by train. The bus departure will correspond with your typical departure time in the following way:


- 8:00 am Train departures - Bus leaves Silverton at 12:00pm.

- 8:45 am Train Departures - Bus leaves Silverton at 3:00pm.

- 9:30am Train Departures - Bus leaves Silverton at 4:00pm.







3 of 4 - Late Bus - Durango to Silverton - 4:45pm Departure

Upgrade your train ride by ending your journey with a ride over the famous San Juan Skyway to Durango aboard one of the Durango & Silverton Railroads' comfortable motorcoach's.


This special Bus return will depart Durango at 4:45pm and arrive in Silverton at approximately 6:15pm.

4 of 4 - Late Bus - Silverton to Durango - 5:30pm Departure

Upgrade your train ride by ending your journey with a ride over the famous San Juan Skyway to Durango aboard one of the Durango & Silverton Railroads' comfortable motorcoach's.


This special Bus return will depart Silverton at 5:30pm and arrive in Durango at approximately 7:00pm.

Cascade Train

1 of 9 - Adult - Alamosa Parlor Car (21 yrs +) - 10:00am Departure

Cascade Canyon Winter Train - Departs Durango at 10:00am arrives Cascade 12:05pm; Departs Cascade 1:00pm arrives Durango 3:05pm

2 of 9 - Adult - Cinco Animas (21 yrs +) - 10:00am Departure

Cascade Canyon Winter Train - Departs Durango at 10:00am arrives Cascade 12:05pm; Departs Cascade 1:00pm arrives Durango 3:05pm

3 of 9 - Adult - Knight Sky (12 yrs +) - 10:00am Departure

Cascade Canyon Winter Train - Departs Durango at 10:00am arrives Cascade 12:05pm; Departs Cascade 1:00pm arrives Durango 3:05pm

4 of 9 - Coach Car - Adult (12 yrs +) - 10:00am Departure - Vintage Closed Coach

Cascade Canyon Winter Train - departs Durango at 10:00am arrives Cascade 12:05pm; departs Cascade 1:00pm; arrives Durango 3:05pm

5 of 9 - Coach Car - Child (4-11yrs) - 10:00am Departure - Vintage Closed Coach

Cascade Canyon Winter Train - departs Durango at 10:00am arrives Cascade 12:05pm; departs Cascade 1:00pm; arrives Durango 3:05pm

6 of 9 - Prospector Car - Adult (21 yrs +) - 10:00am Departure

Cascade Canyon Winter Train - Departs Durango at 10:00am arrives Cascade 12:05pm; Departs Cascade 1:00pm arrives Durango 3:05pm

7 of 9 - Prospector Car - Adult - 10:00am Departure

Cascade Canyon Winter Train - Departs Durango at 10:00am arrives Cascade 12:05pm; Departs Cascade 1:00pm arrives Durango 3:05pm

8 of 9 - Prospector Car - Child (4-11yrs) - 10:00am Departure

Cascade Canyon Winter Train - Departs Durango at 10:00am arrives Cascade 12:05pm; Departs Cascade 1:00pm arrives Durango 3:05pm

9 of 9 - San Juan Car - Adult (12 yrs +) - 10:00am Departure

Travel in comfort and style aboard a reconfigured version of the famous "San Juan." This distinctive closed-vestibuled coach from 1887 features roomy, reversible, overstuffed seating in a wide three-across arrangement. Passengers receive a complimentary souvenir mug to fill in the concession car.

Cowboy Train

1 of 6 - Adult - 10:00am Departure - Vintage Closed Coach

Cascade Canyon Cowboy Train - departs Durango at 10:00am arrives Cascade 12:05pm; departs Cascade 1:00pm; arrives Durango 3:05pm

2 of 6 - Adult 10:00am Departure - Nomad Private Car (21yrs )

The Victorian splendor of a bygone era awaits you onboard the Nomad. Choose between three distinctively appointed seating areas: Parlor, Pullman and State Room. An oversized viewing platform is exclusively available to this car's 18 passengers. Nomad (Adults 21 yrs+ only) includes all non-alcoholic beverages and other first class amenities. Cascade Canyon Cowboy Train - departs Durango at 10:00am arrives Cascade 12:05pm; departs Cascade 1:00pm; arrives Durango 3:05pm

3 of 6 - Adult 10:00am Departure - Open Gondola

Cascade Canyon Cowboy Train - departs Durango at 10:00am arrives Cascade 12:05pm; departs Cascade 1:00pm; arrives Durango 3:05pm

4 of 6 - Child - 10:00am Departure - Open Gondola

Cascade Canyon Cowboy Train - departs Durango at 10:00am arrives Cascade 12:05pm; departs Cascade 1:00pm; arrives Durango 3:05pm

5 of 6 - Child - 10:00am Departure - Vintage Closed Coach

Cascade Canyon Cowboy Train - departs Durango at 10:00am arrives Cascade 12:05pm; departs Cascade 1:00pm; arrives Durango 3:05pm

6 of 6 - 10:00am Departure - Prospector Premium (All Ages)

Finally, enjoy First Class accommodations for adults and children on the historic Durango and Silverton Railroad. With only 26 seats, this is a great addition for those looking for more comfort for the family. This car features extra cushy captains type chairs and a table and chair configuration in 2 and 4-seat arrangements. There will be an attendant serving complimentary non-alcoholic beverages in one of our railroad mugs (included with ticket price). Coloring activity will be available for children. There is no bar service in this car.

Deluxe Class

1 of 1 - 9:30am - Rio Grande - Adult (12yrs + Only)

Relax in a roomier, adult atmosphere aboard this open-air observation gondola. This class features comfortable and larger overstuffed seats with more expansive viewing windows. Passengers receive a complimentary souvenir mug to fill in the concession car.


9:30am Departure from Durango; arrives Silverton 1:00 pm; departs Silverton 3:00pm arriving Durango at 6:30pm.

Deluxe Narration Car

1 of 2 - 9:30am - San Juan Car - Adult

Travel in comfort and style aboard a reconfigured version of the famous "San Juan." This distinctive closed-vestibuled coach from 1887 features roomy, reversible, overstuffed seating in a wide three-across arrangement. Passengers receive a complimentary souvenir mug to fill in the concession car.


9:30am Departure from Durango; arrives Silverton 1:00 pm; departs Silverton 3:00pm arriving Durango at 6:30pm.


Ride in style as you learn interesting facts about the scenery and the historical significance of the area we travel through. Learn what it took to build the line and what it takes to keep it going.


The narrators will relate their tales to you in first-person storytelling, dressed in period clothing to match their character. They will take on the persona of an actual person involved in the settling of the West and portray through their eyes what life was like in the old days in the Durango and Silverton area. They will enlighten you through narrative and tales of what it took to build the railroad and what it takes to keep it going as well as facts about the scenery and the historical significance of the area we travel through!


This will NOT be non-stop commentary but will allow for interaction and passengers are encouraged to ask questions! On the return trip, you will have a new character in your car to provide another angle of the history of the old west.


Travel in comfort aboard a reconfigured version of the famous "San Juan." This distinctive closed-vestibuled coach built in 1887 features roomy, reversible, overstuffed seating in a wide three-across arrangement. Passengers receive a complimentary souvenir mug to fill in the concession car.









2 of 2 - 9:30am - San Juan Car - Child (Under 12yrs)

Travel in comfort and style aboard a reconfigured version of the famous "San Juan." This distinctive closed-vestibuled coach from 1887 features roomy, reversible, overstuffed seating in a wide three-across arrangement. Passengers receive a complimentary souvenir mug to fill in the concession car.


9:30am Departure from Durango; arrives Silverton 1:00 pm; departs Silverton 3:00pm arriving Durango at 6:30pm.


Ride in style as you learn interesting facts about the scenery and the historical significance of the area we travel through. Learn what it took to build the line and what it takes to keep it going.


The narrators will relate their tales to you in first-person storytelling, dressed in period clothing to match their character. They will take on the persona of an actual person involved in the settling of the West and portray through their eyes what life was like in the old days in the Durango and Silverton area. They will enlighten you through narrative and tales of what it took to build the railroad and what it takes to keep it going as well as facts about the scenery and the historical significance of the area we travel through!


This will NOT be non-stop commentary but will allow for interaction and passengers are encouraged to ask questions! On the return trip, you will have a new character in your car to provide another angle of the history of the old west.


Travel in comfort aboard a reconfigured version of the famous "San Juan." This distinctive closed-vestibuled coach built in 1887 features roomy, reversible, overstuffed seating in a wide three-across arrangement. Passengers receive a complimentary souvenir mug to fill in the concession car.









Fall Photographers Special

1 of 4 - 9:00am - Deluxe Rio Grande Car

Join amateurs and professionals as we take you into the wilderness to photograph the train with a backdrop of autumn foliage as well as a chance for rare night photography in the Durango railyard!


Ride the train into the remote wilderness of the San Juan National Forest where you will be dropped off to photograph the train as it steams past the photo line. Experience the pure majesty of the high peaks and the Animas canyon!


Unlike the passenger trains, Photographer Trains will allow the photographers to deboard before we back the train up and out of sight. With two blasts of the whistle, the train will proceed forward and come steaming past the line of photographers. This is great for both still photography and video. We will also have opportunities to photograph the D&SNG passenger trains as they roll past.


SCHEDULE: The train will depart Durango at 9:00am with a scheduled return time of 6:50pm. This will allow for better morning light on the northbound highbridge runby and we will be catching more late afternoon light.

From the public platform you can photograph locomotives hooking up and then their departures. If you arrive at the station early you'll have a great opportunity to photograph the two passengers trains that depart at 8:00 and 8:45 a.m. We will have a meet with one of the passenger trains in the afternoon.






2 of 4 - 9:00am - Deluxe San Juan Car

Join amateurs and professionals as we take you into the wilderness to photograph the train with a backdrop of autumn foliage as well as a chance for rare night photography in the Durango railyard!


Ride the train into the remote wilderness of the San Juan National Forest where you will be dropped off to photograph the train as it steams past the photo line. Experience the pure majesty of the high peaks and the Animas canyon!


Unlike the passenger trains, Photographer Trains will allow the photographers to deboard before we back the train up and out of sight. With two blasts of the whistle, the train will proceed forward and come steaming past the line of photographers. This is great for both still photography and video. We will also have opportunities to photograph the D&SNG passenger trains as they roll past.


SCHEDULE: The train will depart Durango at 9:00am with a scheduled return time of 6:50pm. This will allow for better morning light on the northbound highbridge runby and we will be catching more late afternoon light.

From the public platform you can photograph locomotives hooking up and then their departures. If you arrive at the station early you'll have a great opportunity to photograph the two passengers trains that depart at 8:00 and 8:45 a.m. We will have a meet with one of the passenger trains in the afternoon.






3 of 4 - 9:00am - First Class Knight Sky Car

Join amateurs and professionals as we take you into the wilderness to photograph the train with a backdrop of autumn foliage as well as a chance for rare night photography in the Durango railyard!


Ride the train into the remote wilderness of the San Juan National Forest where you will be dropped off to photograph the train as it steams past the photo line. Experience the pure majesty of the high peaks and the Animas canyon!


Unlike the passenger trains, Photographer Trains will allow the photographers to deboard before we back the train up and out of sight. With two blasts of the whistle, the train will proceed forward and come steaming past the line of photographers. This is great for both still photography and video. We will also have opportunities to photograph the D&SNG passenger trains as they roll past.


SCHEDULE: The train will depart Durango at 9:00am with a scheduled return time of 6:50pm. This will allow for better morning light on the northbound highbridge runby and we will be catching more late afternoon light.

From the public platform you can photograph locomotives hooking up and then their departures. If you arrive at the station early you'll have a great opportunity to photograph the two passengers trains that depart at 8:00 and 8:45 a.m. We will have a meet with one of the passenger trains in the afternoon.






4 of 4 - 9:00am - First Class Tall Timber Car

Join amateurs and professionals as we take you into the wilderness to photograph the train with a backdrop of autumn foliage as well as a chance for rare night photography in the Durango railyard!


Ride the train into the remote wilderness of the San Juan National Forest where you will be dropped off to photograph the train as it steams past the photo line. Experience the pure majesty of the high peaks and the Animas canyon!


Unlike the passenger trains, Photographer Trains will allow the photographers to deboard before we back the train up and out of sight. With two blasts of the whistle, the train will proceed forward and come steaming past the line of photographers. This is great for both still photography and video. We will also have opportunities to photograph the D&SNG passenger trains as they roll past.


SCHEDULE: The train will depart Durango at 9:00am with a scheduled return time of 6:50pm. This will allow for better morning light on the northbound highbridge runby and we will be catching more late afternoon light.

From the public platform you can photograph locomotives hooking up and then their departures. If you arrive at the station early you'll have a great opportunity to photograph the two passengers trains that depart at 8:00 and 8:45 a.m. We will have a meet with one of the passenger trains in the afternoon.






First Class

1 of 20 - 10:15 am Bus Up - 2:30pm Prospector Family Car Return - Child (Under 12yrs)

Priced from $99
Finally, enjoy First Class accommodations for adults and children on the historic Durango and Silverton Railroad. With only 26 seats, this is a great addition for those looking for more comfort for the family. This car features extra cushy captains type chairs and a table and chair configuration in 2 and 4-seat arrangements. There will be an attendant serving complimentary non-alcoholic beverages in one of our railroad mugs (included with ticket price). Coloring activity will be available for children. There is no bar service in this car.


8:00am Departure from Durango; arrives Silverton 11:30pm; departs Silverton 1:45pm arriving Durango at 5:15pm.

2 of 20 - 10:15 am Bus Up to Silverton - 2:30pm Parlor Car Return - Adult (21yrs + Only)

Priced from $175
Built in 1881, the renowned Alamosa Parlor Car features table and chair lounge-style seating. With only 24 seats, compared to 48 in the coach class cars, a private cash bar, a drink attendant and an exclusive outdoor viewing platform, this car is one of the most luxurious options available. For ages 21 and over.


10:15 am Departure from Durango; arrives Silverton 12:00pm; departs Silverton 2:30pm arriving Durango at 6:00pm.

3 of 20 - 10:15am - Bus Up / 2:30pm Knight Sky Return - Open Air

Priced from $175
Step aboard the newest Flagship car of the D&SNGRR! Experience the awe-inspiring drama and grandeur of the Animas River Canyon like never before as you sink into the extravagance of roomy, reclining, leather-trimmed seating. The endless panoramas through the UV-protected glass paneled roof will leave you breathless as the vertical spectacle of the San Juan Mountains unfolds above you. We recommend you bring along warm and layered clothing for maximum comfort on this OPEN-AIR observation car. You will also have exclusive privileges to one of the largest viewing platforms on the railroad. This car can be enjoyed by passengers of ALL ages! Amenities include an attendant, souvenir tote bag and mug, complimentary non-alcoholic beverages all day and a morning pastry.


9:45am Departure from Durango by Motor-coach; arrives Silverton 11:15pm; departs Silverton 1:45pm arriving Durango at 5:15pm.

4 of 20 - 10:15am Bus Up - 2:30pm Prospector Family Car Return - Adult (12yrs +)

Priced from $175
Finally, enjoy First Class accommodations for adults and children on the historic Durango and Silverton Railroad. With only 26 seats, this is a great addition for those looking for more comfort for the family. This car features extra cushy captains type chairs and a table and chair configuration in 2 and 4-seat arrangements. There will be an attendant serving complimentary non-alcoholic beverages in one of our railroad mugs (included with ticket price). Coloring activity will be available for children. There is no bar service in this car.


8:00am Departure from Durango; arrives Silverton 11:30pm; departs Silverton 1:45pm arriving Durango at 5:15pm.

5 of 20 - 10:15am Bus Up To Silverton- 2:30pm Silver Vista Return Adult (12 + Yrs)

Priced from $175
The only narrow gauge glass-roofed observation car. Silver Vista, offers unparalleled overhead views of the soaring canyon walls. With only 26 seats, compared to 48 in the coach class cars passengers will enjoy oversized seats that offer the most legroom of any car on the line. Please note: this is an open air car, so please dress for possible changing weather.


10:15am Departure from Durango; bus arrives Silverton 11:45am; trian departs Silverton 2:30pm arriving Durango at 6:00pm.

6 of 20 - 12:00pm Bus Up / 3:00pm Yankee Girl to Durango - Adult (21yrs + Only)

Priced from $175
Originally built in 1880 and having undergone several rebuilds over the next 134 years, this car debuts in 2014 as the "Yankee Girl", named after the largest mine in the Red Mountain Mining District north of Silverton, Colorado. It has undergone a complete remodel focused on maintaining the old-fashioned flair of the 1880s while providing the comfort and conveniences of the 21st century. Luxurious Victorian-Era touches include woodwork created from Mahonany, Oak and African Bird's-eye Maple, custom wrought-iron scrollwork, and stamped-tin ceiling panels. Your private attendant will be there to answer questions, serve beverages and let you know when the best photo opportunities are coming!

THE WINE SAMPLER TRAIN:

Experience the Yankee Girl and MORE! Upgrade to the Yankee Girl Wine Sampler on Thursday, Friday or Saturday to sample a selection of wines and learn more about each wine's character. You'll have the opportunity to try four different wines on each leg of your journey. You'll get to take home a custom souvenir D&SNG Wine Glass and receive other special amenities.


Upgraded First Class service available June 12 through August 8, 2014 on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays only.



7 of 20 - 8:00am - Parlor Car - Adult (21yrs + Only)

Built in 1881, the renowned Alamosa Parlor Car features table and chair lounge-style seating. With only 24 seats, compared to 48 in the coach class cars, a private cash bar, a drink attendant and an exclusive outdoor viewing platform, this car is one of the most luxurious options available. For ages 21 and over.


8:00am Departure from Durango; arrives Silverton 11:30am; departs Silverton 1:45pm arriving Durango at 5:15pm.

8 of 20 - 8:00am Knight Sky Car - Open Air

Priced from $175
The newest Flagship car in our fleet, the Knight Sky was built in Durango and put into service in May 2012. Styled after the popular glass-domed Silver Vista, additional extravagances include reclining leather-trimmed first-class seats, pull down trays, cup holders and a closed vestibule which boasts the largest viewing platform on the railroad! Of course the main selling point is the endless overhead panorama of the San Juan Mountains viewed through the UV-protected glass-paneled roof. In September 2013 we added operating windows, shades, fans and heat to add to your comfort during the fall and winter seasons. The windows will be removed during summer months to enjoy the open-air experience of this car.


Besides the great view, amenities include a souvenir mug refillable with non-alcoholic beverages all day, a large D&S tote bag per couple/group and an attendant to serve your favorite libations! This car can be enjoyed by passengers of ALL ages!


8:00am Departure from Durango; arrives Silverton 11:30am; departs Silverton 1:45 pm arriving Durango at 5:15pm.



9 of 20 - 8:00am Knight Sky Car to Silverton / Bus Return - Open Air

Priced from $175
Step aboard the newest Flagship car of the D&SNGRR! Experience the awe-inspiring drama and grandeur of the Animas River Canyon like never before as you sink into the extravagance of roomy, reclining, leather-trimmed seating. The endless panoramas through the UV-protected glass paneled roof will leave you breathless as the vertical spectacle of the San Juan Mountains unfolds above you. We recommend you bring along warm and layered clothing for maximum comfort on this OPEN-AIR observation car. You will also have exclusive privileges to one of the largest viewing platforms on the railroad. This car can be enjoyed by passengers of ALL ages! Amenities include an attendant, souvenir tote bag and mug, complimentary non-alcoholic beverages all day and a morning pastry.


8:00am Departure from Durango; arrives Silverton 11:30am; departs Silverton 1:45 pm arriving Durango at 3:15pm.

10 of 20 - 8:45am - Parlor Car - Adult (21yrs + Only)

Priced from $175
Built in 1881, the renowned Alamosa Parlor Car features table and chair lounge-style seating. With only 24 seats, compared to 48 in the coach class cars, a private cash bar, a drink attendant and an exclusive outdoor viewing platform, this car is one of the most luxurious options available. For ages 21 and over.


8:45am Departure from Durango; arrives Silverton 12:15pm; departs Silverton 2:30pm arriving Durango at 6:00pm.

11 of 20 - 8:45am - Prospector Premium Family Car - Adult

Priced from $175
Finally, enjoy First Class accommodations for adults and children on the historic Durango and Silverton Railroad. With only 26 seats, this is a great addition for those looking for more comfort for the family. This car features extra cushy captains type chairs and a table and chair configuration in 2 and 4-seat arrangements. There will be an attendant serving complimentary non-alcoholic beverages in one of our railroad mugs (included with ticket price). Coloring activity will be available for children. There is no bar service in this car.


8:45 am Departure from Durango; arrives Silverton 12:15pm; departs Silverton 2:30pm arriving Durango at 6:00pm.

12 of 20 - 8:45am - Prospector Premium Family Car - Child (Under 12yrs)

Priced from $99
Finally, enjoy First Class accommodations for adults and children on the historic Durango and Silverton Railroad. With only 26 seats, this is a great addition for those looking for more comfort for the family. This car features extra cushy captains type chairs and a table and chair configuration in 2 and 4-seat arrangements. There will be an attendant serving complimentary non-alcoholic beverages in one of our railroad mugs (included with ticket price). Coloring activity will be available for children. There is no bar service in this car.


8:45 am Departure from Durango; arrives Silverton 12:15pm; departs Silverton 2:30pm arriving Durango at 6:00pm.

13 of 20 - 8:45am - Silver Vista Open Car - Adult (12 yrs +)

Priced from $175
The only narrow gauge glass-roofed observation car, Silver Vista, offers unparalleled overhead views of the soaring canyon walls. Passengers will enjoy oversized seats that offer the most legroom of any car on the line. A private outdoor viewing platform is also exclusive to this class. Please note, this is an open-air car, so please dress for possible changing weather.


8:45am Departure from Durango; arrives Silverton 12:15pm; departs Silverton 2:30pm arriving Durango at 6:00pm.

14 of 20 - 8:45am Departure Parlor Car - 3:00pm Bus Return - Adult (21yrs + Only)

Priced from $175
Built in 1881, the renowned Alamosa Parlor Car features table and chair lounge-style seating. With only 24 seats, compared to 48 in the coach class cars, a private cash bar, a drink attendant and an exclusive outdoor viewing platform, this car is one of the most luxurious options available. For ages 21 and over.


8:45am Departure from Durango; arrives Silverton 12:15pm; departs Silverton 2:30pm arriving Durango at 3:45pm.

15 of 20 - 8:45am Departure Silver Vista - 3:00pm Bus Return - Adult (12yrs + Only)

Priced from $175
The only narrow gauge glass-roofed observation car. Silver Vista, offers unparalleled overhead views of the soaring canyon walls. With only 26 seats, compared to 48 in the coach class cars passengers will enjoy oversized seats that offer the most legroom of any car on the line. Please note: this is an open air car, so please dress for possible changing weather.


8:45am Departure from Durango; arrives Silverton 12:15pm; departs Silverton 2:30pm arriving Durango at 3:45pm.

16 of 20 - 8:45am Knight Sky Car - Open Air

Priced from $175
The newest Flagship car in our fleet, the Knight Sky was built in Durango and put into service in May 2012. Styled after the popular glass-domed Silver Vista, additional extravagances include reclining leather-trimmed first-class seats, pull down trays, cup holders and a closed vestibule which boasts the largest viewing platform on the railroad! Of course the main selling point is the endless overhead panorama of the San Juan Mountains viewed through the UV-protected glass-paneled roof. In September 2013 we added operating windows, shades, fans and heat to add to your comfort during the fall and winter seasons. The windows will be removed during summer months to enjoy the open-air experience of this car.


Besides the great view, amenities include a souvenir mug refillable with non-alcoholic beverages all day, a large D&S tote bag per couple/group and an attendant to serve your favorite libations! This car can be enjoyed by passengers of ALL ages!


8:00am Departure from Durango; arrives Silverton 11:30am; departs Silverton 1:45 pm arriving Durango at 5:15pm.



17 of 20 - 8:45am Knight Sky Car to Silverton / 3 pm Bus Return - Open Air

Priced from $175
Step aboard the newest Flagship car of the D&SNGRR! Experience the awe-inspiring drama and grandeur of the Animas River Canyon like never before as you sink into the extravagance of roomy, reclining, leather-trimmed seating. The endless panoramas through the UV-protected glass paneled roof will leave you breathless as the vertical spectacle of the San Juan Mountains unfolds above you. We recommend you bring along warm and layered clothing for maximum comfort on this OPEN-AIR observation car. You will also have exclusive privileges to one of the largest viewing platforms on the railroad. This car can be enjoyed by passengers of ALL ages! Amenities include an attendant, souvenir tote bag and mug, complimentary non-alcoholic beverages all day and a morning pastry.


8:00am Departure from Durango; arrives Silverton 11:30am; departs Silverton 1:45 pm arriving Durango at 3:15pm.

18 of 20 - 9:30am - Bus Up / 1:45pm Knight Sky Return - Open Air

Priced from $175
Step aboard the newest Flagship car of the D&SNGRR! Experience the awe-inspiring drama and grandeur of the Animas River Canyon like never before as you sink into the extravagance of roomy, reclining, leather-trimmed seating. The endless panoramas through the UV-protected glass paneled roof will leave you breathless as the vertical spectacle of the San Juan Mountains unfolds above you. We recommend you bring along warm and layered clothing for maximum comfort on this OPEN-AIR observation car. You will also have exclusive privileges to one of the largest viewing platforms on the railroad. This car can be enjoyed by passengers of ALL ages! Amenities include an attendant, souvenir tote bag and mug, complimentary non-alcoholic beverages all day and a morning pastry.


9:45am Departure from Durango by Motor-coach; arrives Silverton 11:15pm; departs Silverton 1:45pm arriving Durango at 5:15pm.

19 of 20 - 9:30am - Yankee Girl - Adult (21yrs + Only)

Priced from $175
Originally built in 1880 and having undergone several rebuilds over the next 134 years, this car debuts in 2014 as the "Yankee Girl", named after the largest mine in the Red Mountain Mining District north of Silverton, Colorado. It has undergone a complete remodel focused on maintaining the old-fashioned flair of the 1880s while providing the comfort and conveniences of the 21st century. Luxurious Victorian-Era touches include woodwork created from Mahonany, Oak and African Bird's-eye Maple, custom wrought-iron scrollwork, and stamped-tin ceiling panels. Your private attendant will be there to answer questions, serve beverages and let you know when the best photo opportunities are coming!


THE WINE SAMPLER TRAIN:

Experience the Yankee Girl and MORE! Upgrade to the Yankee Girl Wine Sampler on Thursday, Friday or Saturday to sample a selection of wines and learn more about each wine's character. You'll have the opportunity to try four different wines on each leg of your journey. You'll get to take home a custom souvenir D&SNG Wine Glass and receive other special amenities.


Upgraded First Class service available June 12 through August 8, 2014 on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays only.







20 of 20 - 9:30am - Yankee Girl to Silverton / 4:00pm Bus Return - Adult (21yrs + Only)

Priced from $175
Originally built in 1880 and having undergone several rebuilds over the next 134 years, this car debuts in 2014 as the "Yankee Girl", named after the largest mine in the Red Mountain Mining District north of Silverton, Colorado. It has undergone a complete remodel focused on maintaining the old-fashioned flair of the 1880s while providing the comfort and conveniences of the 21st century. Luxurious Victorian-Era touches include woodwork created from Mahonany, Oak and African Bird's-eye Maple, custom wrought-iron scrollwork, and stamped-tin ceiling panels. Your private attendant will be there to answer questions, serve beverages and let you know when the best photo opportunities are coming!


THE WINE SAMPLER TRAIN:

Experience the Yankee Girl and MORE! Upgrade to the Yankee Girl Wine Sampler on Thursday, Friday or Saturday to sample a selection of wines and learn more about each wine's character. You'll have the opportunity to try four different wines on each leg of your journey. You'll get to take home a custom souvenir D&SNG Wine Glass and receive other special amenities.


Upgraded First Class service available June 12 through August 8, 2014 on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays only.




Historic Narration Car

1 of 3 - 8:45 am - Closed Coach - Adult (Layover)

Priced from $104
For the first time, the D&SNGRR will offer guests a journey to Silverton enhanced by narration to point out the many notable, historic and picturesque points along the route.

You will ride in one of our standard historic coaches built in the 1880s. The narrators will relate their tales to you in first-person storytelling, dressed in period clothing to match their character. They will take on the persona of an actual person involved in the settling of the West and portray through their eyes what life was like in the old days in the Durango and Silverton area. They will enlighten you through narrative and tales of what it took to build the railroad and what it takes to keep it going as well as facts about the scenery and the historical significance of the area we travel through!

This will NOT be non-stop commentary but will allow for interaction and passengers are encouraged to ask questions! On the return trip, you will have a new character in your car to provide another angle of the history of the old west.


9:15am Departure from Durango; arrives Silverton 12:45pm; departs Silverton 2:45pm arriving back in Durango at 6:15pm.



2 of 3 - 8:45 am - Closed Coach - Child (Layover)

Priced from $67
For the first time, the D&SNGRR will offer guests a journey to Silverton enhanced by narration to point out the many notable, historic and picturesque points along the route.

You will ride in one of our standard historic coaches built in the 1880s. The narrators will relate their tales to you in first-person storytelling, dressed in period clothing to match their character. They will take on the persona of an actual person involved in the settling of the West and portray through their eyes what life was like in the old days in the Durango and Silverton area. They will enlighten you through narrative and tales of what it took to build the railroad and what it takes to keep it going as well as facts about the scenery and the historical significance of the area we travel through!

This will NOT be non-stop commentary but will allow for interaction and passengers are encouraged to ask questions! On the return trip, you will have a new character in your car to provide another angle of the history of the old west.


9:15am Departure from Durango; arrives Silverton 12:45pm; departs Silverton 2:45pm arriving back in Durango at 6:15pm.



3 of 3 - 8:45am - Closed Coach - Child

Priced from $67
For the first time, the D&SNGRR will offer guests a journey to Silverton enhanced by narration to point out the many notable, historic and picturesque points along the route.

You will ride in one of our standard historic coaches built in the 1880s. The narrators will relate their tales to you in first-person storytelling, dressed in period clothing to match their character. They will take on the persona of an actual person involved in the settling of the West and portray through their eyes what life was like in the old days in the Durango and Silverton area. They will enlighten you through narrative and tales of what it took to build the railroad and what it takes to keep it going as well as facts about the scenery and the historical significance of the area we travel through!

This will NOT be non-stop commentary but will allow for interaction and passengers are encouraged to ask questions! On the return trip, you will have a new character in your car to provide another angle of the history of the old west.


8:45am Departure from Durango; arrives Silverton 12:15pm; departs Silverton 2:30pm arriving back in Durango at 6:00pm.



Historical Narration Car

1 of 1 - 8:45am - Closed Coach - Adult

Priced from $104
For the first time, the D&SNGRR will offer guests a journey to Silverton enhanced by narration to point out the many notable, historic and picturesque points along the route.

You will ride in one of our standard historic coaches built in the 1880s. The narrators will relate their tales to you in first-person storytelling, dressed in period clothing to match their character. They will take on the persona of an actual person involved in the settling of the West and portray through their eyes what life was like in the old days in the Durango and Silverton area. They will enlighten you through narrative and tales of what it took to build the railroad and what it takes to keep it going as well as facts about the scenery and the historical significance of the area we travel through!

This will NOT be non-stop commentary but will allow for interaction and passengers are encouraged to ask questions! On the return trip, you will have a new character in your car to provide another angle of the history of the old west.


8:45am Departure from Durango; arrives Silverton 12:15pm; departs Silverton 2:30pm arriving back in Durango at 6:00pm.



Independence Train

1 of 7 - Adult - 10:30 am - Alamosa Parlor Car (Age 21+)

Enjoy a special ride aboard the Durango and Silverton Railroad to enjoy the famous fireworks show in Silverton. The train will depart at 10:30 am on July 4th from Durango and arrives Silverton 1:45 pm for an afternoon of fun and festivities in Silverton.


After the fireworks are over, relax and enjoy a rare late-night trip by train back to Durango - departing Silverton after the fireworks around 10 pm and returns to Durango by 1:15 am!


This train package includes live music and a barbecue under the tent next to the Silverton Depot. There will be a 40x40 event tent set up near the Silverton Depot with seating for 250 guests inside and outside the tent area.


The price of the ticket includes live music from 4:30-9:30PM under the tent and a BBQ dinner by CJ's Catering from 5pm-7:00pm. On the menu is BBQ Sliced Brisket, Traditional Potato Salad, All-American Applesauce, Homemade Biscuits, Lemonade and bottled water. Three Porta-johns and a hand washing station will be located near the tent. Each guest will receive a wristband to identify them as a train guest to give them access to the above amenities. Ride the train to Silverton for a day of festivities and return to Durango after the fireworks. Fare includes BBQ and live music under the tent by the Silverton Depot.


If you would like to bring lawn chairs, please label them and the train will transport them to and from Silverton in our box car for you.







2 of 7 - Adult - 10:30 am - Open Gondola

Enjoy a special ride aboard the Durango and Silverton Railroad to enjoy the famous fireworks show in Silverton. The train will depart at 10:30 am on July 4th from Durango and arrives Silverton 1:45 pm for an afternoon of fun and festivities in Silverton.


After the fireworks are over, relax and enjoy a rare late-night trip by train back to Durango - departing Silverton after the fireworks around 10 pm and returns to Durango by 1:15 am!


This train package includes live music and a barbecue under the tent next to the Silverton Depot. There will be a 40x40 event tent set up near the Silverton Depot with seating for 250 guests inside and outside the tent area.


The price of the ticket includes live music from 4:30-9:30PM under the tent and a BBQ dinner by CJ's Catering from 5pm-7:00pm. On the menu is BBQ Sliced Brisket, Traditional Potato Salad, All-American Applesauce, Homemade Biscuits, Lemonade and bottled water. Three Porta-johns and a hand washing station will be located near the tent. Each guest will receive a wristband to identify them as a train guest to give them access to the above amenities. Ride the train to Silverton for a day of festivities and return to Durango after the fireworks. Fare includes BBQ and live music under the tent by the Silverton Depot.


If you would like to bring lawn chairs, please label them and the train will transport them to and from Silverton in our box car for you.







3 of 7 - Adult - 10:30 am - San Juan (Age 12+)

Enjoy a special ride aboard the Durango and Silverton Railroad to enjoy the famous fireworks show in Silverton. The train will depart at 10:30 am on July 4th from Durango and arrives Silverton 1:45 pm for an afternoon of fun and festivities in Silverton.


After the fireworks are over, relax and enjoy a rare late-night trip by train back to Durango - departing Silverton after the fireworks around 10 pm and returns to Durango by 1:15 am!


This train package includes live music and a barbecue under the tent next to the Silverton Depot. There will be a 40x40 event tent set up near the Silverton Depot with seating for 250 guests inside and outside the tent area.


The price of the ticket includes live music from 4:30-9:30PM under the tent and a BBQ dinner by CJ's Catering from 5pm-7:00pm. On the menu is BBQ Sliced Brisket, Traditional Potato Salad, All-American Applesauce, Homemade Biscuits, Lemonade and bottled water. Three Porta-johns and a hand washing station will be located near the tent. Each guest will receive a wristband to identify them as a train guest to give them access to the above amenities. Ride the train to Silverton for a day of festivities and return to Durango after the fireworks. Fare includes BBQ and live music under the tent by the Silverton Depot.


If you would like to bring lawn chairs, please label them and the train will transport them to and from Silverton in our box car for you.







4 of 7 - Adult - 10:30 am - Silver Vista (Age 16+)

Enjoy a special ride aboard the Durango and Silverton Railroad to enjoy the famous fireworks show in Silverton. The train will depart at 10:30 am on July 4th from Durango and arrives Silverton 1:45 pm for an afternoon of fun and festivities in Silverton.


After the fireworks are over, relax and enjoy a rare late-night trip by train back to Durango - departing Silverton after the fireworks around 10 pm and returns to Durango by 1:15 am!


This train package includes live music and a barbecue under the tent next to the Silverton Depot. There will be a 40x40 event tent set up near the Silverton Depot with seating for 250 guests inside and outside the tent area.


The price of the ticket includes live music from 4:30-9:30PM under the tent and a BBQ dinner by CJ's Catering from 5pm-7:00pm. On the menu is BBQ Sliced Brisket, Traditional Potato Salad, All-American Applesauce, Homemade Biscuits, Lemonade and bottled water. Three Porta-johns and a hand washing station will be located near the tent. Each guest will receive a wristband to identify them as a train guest to give them access to the above amenities. Ride the train to Silverton for a day of festivities and return to Durango after the fireworks. Fare includes BBQ and live music under the tent by the Silverton Depot.


If you would like to bring lawn chairs, please label them and the train will transport them to and from Silverton in our box car for you.







5 of 7 - Adult - 10:30am - Vintage Coach

Enjoy a special ride aboard the Durango and Silverton Railroad to enjoy the famous fireworks show in Silverton. The train will depart at 10:30 am on July 4th from Durango and arrives Silverton 1:45 pm for an afternoon of fun and festivities in Silverton.


After the fireworks are over, relax and enjoy a rare late-night trip by train back to Durango - departing Silverton after the fireworks around 10 pm and returns to Durango by 1:15 am!


This train package includes live music and a barbecue under the tent next to the Silverton Depot. There will be a 40x40 event tent set up near the Silverton Depot with seating for 250 guests inside and outside the tent area.


The price of the ticket includes live music from 4:30-9:30PM under the tent and a BBQ dinner by CJ's Catering from 5pm-7:00pm. On the menu is BBQ Sliced Brisket, Traditional Potato Salad, All-American Applesauce, Homemade Biscuits, Lemonade and bottled water. Three Porta-johns and a hand washing station will be located near the tent. Each guest will receive a wristband to identify them as a train guest to give them access to the above amenities. Ride the train to Silverton for a day of festivities and return to Durango after the fireworks. Fare includes BBQ and live music under the tent by the Silverton Depot.


If you would like to bring lawn chairs, please label them and the train will transport them to and from Silverton in our box car for you.







6 of 7 - Child - 10:30am - Open Gondola

Enjoy a special ride aboard the Durango and Silverton Railroad to enjoy the famous fireworks show in Silverton. The train will depart at 10:30 am on July 4th from Durango and arrives Silverton 1:45 pm for an afternoon of fun and festivities in Silverton.


After the fireworks are over, relax and enjoy a rare late-night trip by train back to Durango - departing Silverton after the fireworks around 10 pm and returns to Durango by 1:15 am!


This train package includes live music and a barbecue under the tent next to the Silverton Depot. There will be a 40x40 event tent set up near the Silverton Depot with seating for 250 guests inside and outside the tent area.


Enjoy a special ride aboard the Durango and Silverton Railroad to enjoy the famous fireworks show in Silverton. The train will depart at 10:30 am on July 4th from Durango and arrives Silverton 1:45 pm for an afternoon of fun and festivities in Silverton.


After the fireworks are over, relax and enjoy a rare late-night trip by train back to Durango - departing Silverton after the fireworks around 10 pm and returns to Durango by 1:15 am!


This train package includes live music and a barbecue under the tent next to the Silverton Depot. There will be a 40x40 event tent set up near the Silverton Depot with seating for 250 guests inside and outside the tent area.


The price of the ticket includes live music from 4:30-9:30PM under the tent and a BBQ dinner by CJ's Catering from 5pm-7:00pm. On the menu is BBQ Sliced Brisket, Traditional Potato Salad, All-American Applesauce, Homemade Biscuits, Lemonade and bottled water. Three Porta-johns and a hand washing station will be located near the tent. Each guest will receive a wristband to identify them as a train guest to give them access to the above amenities. Ride the train to Silverton for a day of festivities and return to Durango after the fireworks. Fare includes BBQ and live music under the tent by the Silverton Depot.


If you would like to bring lawn chairs, please label them and the train will transport them to and from Silverton in our box car for you.

If you would like to bring lawn chairs, please label them and the train will transport them to and from Silverton in our box car for you.














7 of 7 - Child - 10:30am - Vintage Coach

Enjoy a special ride aboard the Durango and Silverton Railroad to enjoy the famous fireworks show in Silverton. The train will depart at 10:30 am on July 4th from Durango and arrives Silverton 1:45 pm for an afternoon of fun and festivities in Silverton.


After the fireworks are over, relax and enjoy a rare late-night trip by train back to Durango - departing Silverton after the fireworks around 10 pm and returns to Durango by 1:15 am!


This train package includes live music and a barbecue under the tent next to the Silverton Depot. There will be a 40x40 event tent set up near the Silverton Depot with seating for 250 guests inside and outside the tent area.


The price of the ticket includes live music from 4:30-9:30PM under the tent and a BBQ dinner by CJ's Catering from 5pm-7:00pm. On the menu is BBQ Sliced Brisket, Traditional Potato Salad, All-American Applesauce, Homemade Biscuits, Lemonade and bottled water. Three Porta-johns and a hand washing station will be located near the tent. Each guest will receive a wristband to identify them as a train guest to give them access to the above amenities. Ride the train to Silverton for a day of festivities and return to Durango after the fireworks. Fare includes BBQ and live music under the tent by the Silverton Depot.


If you would like to bring lawn chairs, please label them and the train will transport them to and from Silverton in our box car for you.







New Years Day Special Train

1 of 1 - Adult - Standard Coach Seating

For a trip reminiscent of turn-of-the-century travel, start the New Year onboard the D&SNG steam-powered train. Enjoy a delicious hot brunch buffet, live music and scrumptious desserts while traveling through the pristine winter wonderland along the Animas River to Cascade Canyon wye.


We'll greet you at the depot and welcome you onboard the New Year's Day Train where you'll find a beautifully catered hot brunch that includes fruit, pastries, salmon, eggs, sausage and potatoes. As we roll through the Animas Valley and high above the river, our strolling musician will take requests and sing your favorite songs. Enjoy a complimentary non-alcoholic beverages throughout the trip and a complimentary glass of champagne or sparkling cider to toast in the New Year. During a 45-minute stop along the river at the Cascade Canyon stop, you can stroll to the footbridge, warm your hands by the rock fireplace in the pavilion or sit and relax in the comfort of your car without stepping foot outside into the snowy wonderland. On the return to Durango you will be offered a scrumptious dessert buffet.


For those guests wanting to enjoy just our wonderful train without all the extra festivities, we have our Standard Coach seats available. You will have access to our Concession Car where you may purchase snacks, hot and cold lunch items, beverages, cocktails and souvenirs. You may also pre-purchase our special Boxed Lunch. The Concession Car is available to all passengers on the train.








New Years Eve Special Train

1 of 3 - Adult - Premium Class Seating - 7:30pm departure

Enjoy a festive evening starting at 6:00pm with an elegant sit-down dinner and cash bar in the Railroad Museum while listening to the live music of Tim Guisotti. After dinner, board the turn of the century coal-fired, steam-powered narrow gauge train for a 7:30pm depature on a rare night excursion to Cascade Canyon! Ride in your premium-class lantern-lit car while the live entertainment continues as Tim strolls through the cars singing your favorite songs. Enjoy desserts, cash bar, party favors, and complimentary champagne (or sparkling cider) at midnight! The bubbly will be served in an etched D&S Champagne flute that will be yours to bring home as a memento of the trip. Expected return time to Durango 12:30am

2 of 3 - Adult - San Juan Class Seating - 7:30pm departure

Enjoy a festive evening starting at 6:00pm with an elegant sit-down dinner and cash bar in the Railroad Museum while listening to the live music of Tim Guisotti. After dinner, board the turn of the century coal-fired, steam-powered narrow gauge train for a 7:30pm depature on a rare night excursion to Cascade Canyon! Ride in your premium-class lantern-lit car while the live entertainment continues as Tim strolls through the cars singing your favorite songs. Enjoy desserts, cash bar, party favors, and complimentary champagne (or sparkling cider) at midnight! The bubbly will be served in an etched D&S Champagne flute that will be yours to bring home as a memento of the trip. Expected return time to Durango 12:30am

3 of 3 - Child (16+ years old) - Family Coach Seating - 8pm departure

All Children must be16 years of age or older.

New Years Train

1 of 4 - Adult - Deluxe Car

For a trip reminiscent of turn-of-the-century travel, start the New Year onboard the D&SNG steam-powered train. Enjoy a delicious hot brunch buffet, live music and scrumptious desserts while traveling through the pristine winter wonderland along the Animas River to Cascade Canyon wye.482 at Cascade


We'll greet you at the depot and welcome you onboard the New Year's Day Train where you'll find a beautifully catered hot brunch that includes fruit, pastries, salmon, eggs, sausage and potatoes. As we roll through the Animas Valley and high above the river, our strolling musician will take requests and sing your favorite songs. Enjoy a complimentary non-alcoholic beverages throughout the trip and a complimentary glass of champagne or sparkling cider to toast in the New Year. During a 45-minute stop along the river at the Cascade Canyon wye you can stroll to the footbridge, warm your hands by the rock fireplace in the pavilion or sit and relax in the comfort of your car without stepping foot outside into the snowy wonderland. On the return to Durango you will be offered a scrumptious dessert buffet.

2 of 4 - Child (Under 12) - Deluxe Car

For a trip reminiscent of turn-of-the-century travel, start the New Year onboard the D&SNG steam-powered train. Enjoy a delicious hot brunch buffet, live music and scrumptious desserts while traveling through the pristine winter wonderland along the Animas River to Cascade Canyon wye.482 at Cascade


We'll greet you at the depot and welcome you onboard the New Year's Day Train where you'll find a beautifully catered hot brunch that includes fruit, pastries, salmon, eggs, sausage and potatoes. As we roll through the Animas Valley and high above the river, our strolling musician will take requests and sing your favorite songs. Enjoy a complimentary non-alcoholic beverages throughout the trip and a complimentary glass of champagne or sparkling cider to toast in the New Year. During a 45-minute stop along the river at the Cascade Canyon wye you can stroll to the footbridge, warm your hands by the rock fireplace in the pavilion or sit and relax in the comfort of your car without stepping foot outside into the snowy wonderland. On the return to Durango you will be offered a scrumptious dessert buffet.

3 of 4 - Cinco Animas - Adult (Ages 21 + Only)

For a trip reminiscent of turn-of-the-century travel, start the New Year onboard the D&SNG steam-powered train. Enjoy a delicious hot brunch buffet, live music and scrumptious desserts while traveling through the pristine winter wonderland along the Animas River to Cascade Canyon wye.482 at Cascade


We'll greet you at the depot and welcome you onboard the New Year's Day Train where you'll find a beautifully catered hot brunch that includes fruit, pastries, salmon, eggs, sausage and potatoes. As we roll through the Animas Valley and high above the river, our strolling musician will take requests and sing your favorite songs. Enjoy a complimentary non-alcoholic beverages throughout the trip and a complimentary glass of champagne or sparkling cider to toast in the New Year. During a 45-minute stop along the river at the Cascade Canyon wye you can stroll to the footbridge, warm your hands by the rock fireplace in the pavilion or sit and relax in the comfort of your car without stepping foot outside into the snowy wonderland. On the return to Durango you will be offered a scrumptious dessert buffet.

4 of 4 - Parlor Car - Adult (Ages 21 + Only)

For a trip reminiscent of turn-of-the-century travel, start the New Year onboard the D&SNG steam-powered train. Enjoy a delicious hot brunch buffet, live music and scrumptious desserts while traveling through the pristine winter wonderland along the Animas River to Cascade Canyon wye.482 at Cascade


We'll greet you at the depot and welcome you onboard the New Year's Day Train where you'll find a beautifully catered hot brunch that includes fruit, pastries, salmon, eggs, sausage and potatoes. As we roll through the Animas Valley and high above the river, our strolling musician will take requests and sing your favorite songs. Enjoy a complimentary non-alcoholic beverages throughout the trip and a complimentary glass of champagne or sparkling cider to toast in the New Year. During a 45-minute stop along the river at the Cascade Canyon wye you can stroll to the footbridge, warm your hands by the rock fireplace in the pavilion or sit and relax in the comfort of your car without stepping foot outside into the snowy wonderland. On the return to Durango you will be offered a scrumptious dessert buffet.

Polar Express

1 of 28 - Adult - 5:15pm Departure - Deluxe Car

Priced from $45
Read along with the story as the train makes its magical round trip journey to the North Pole. Meet Santa and enjoy caroling, hot chocolate and a treat. And, for those who believe, a special gift

for each child. Kids are encouraged

to wear their pajamas!






2 of 28 - Adult - 5:15pm Departure - Prospector

Priced from $61
Experience table and chair seating in historic, first-class style as the whole family enjoys the upgraded amenities presented by your car's personal chef. Everyone will be served hot chocolate with whipped cream & sprinkles in your own take-home souvenir mug and be served a Christmas treat. Everyone will receive their own Santa hat and get to take home the official D&SNG Christmas Songbook! All the children will get their own ‘special gift of Christmas' from Santa.


The award-winning book comes to life on this magical journey to the North Pole and back. The journey begins November 18 and runs through December 28. All passengers will enjoy hot chocolate and a treat served by your personal chefs who will also read the Polar Express story on the way to the North Pole to pick up Santa! While Santa visits each car, your chefs will lead you in specially selected Christmas carols on the return to Durango. All the kids aboard the train will receive a special gift from Santa!


As in the story, we encourage everyone to wear their pajamas on this special journey, but be sure your pockets don't have any holes!



3 of 28 - Adult - 5:15pm Departure - Standard

Priced from $35
Read along with the story as the train makes its magical round trip journey to the North Pole. Meet Santa and enjoy caroling, hot chocolate and a treat. And, for those who believe, a special gift

for each child. Kids are encouraged

to wear their pajamas!






4 of 28 - Adult - 6:50pm Departure - Alamosa Parlor Car

Priced from $61
Experience table and chair seating in historic, first-class style as the whole family enjoys the upgraded amenities presented by your car's personal chef. Everyone will be served hot chocolate with whipped cream & sprinkles in your own take-home souvenir mug and be served a Christmas treat. Everyone will receive their own Santa hat and get to take home the official D&SNG Christmas Songbook! All the children will get their own ‘special gift of Christmas' from Santa.


The award-winning book comes to life on this magical journey to the North Pole and back. The journey begins November 18 and runs through December 28. All passengers will enjoy hot chocolate and a treat served by your personal chefs who will also read the Polar Express story on the way to the North Pole to pick up Santa! While Santa visits each car, your chefs will lead you in specially selected Christmas carols on the return to Durango. All the kids aboard the train will receive a special gift from Santa!


As in the story, we encourage everyone to wear their pajamas on this special journey, but be sure your pockets don't have any holes!



5 of 28 - Adult - 6:50pm Departure - Deluxe Car

Priced from $45
Read along with the story as the train makes its magical round trip journey to the North Pole. Meet Santa and enjoy caroling, hot chocolate and a treat. And, for those who believe, a special gift

for each child. Kids are encouraged

to wear their pajamas!






6 of 28 - Adult - 6:50pm Departure - Prospector

Priced from $61
Experience table and chair seating in historic, first-class style as the whole family enjoys the upgraded amenities presented by your car's personal chef. Everyone will be served hot chocolate with whipped cream & sprinkles in your own take-home souvenir mug and be served a Christmas treat. Everyone will receive their own Santa hat and get to take home the official D&SNG Christmas Songbook! All the children will get their own ‘special gift of Christmas' from Santa.


The award-winning book comes to life on this magical journey to the North Pole and back. The journey begins November 18 and runs through December 28. All passengers will enjoy hot chocolate and a treat served by your personal chefs who will also read the Polar Express story on the way to the North Pole to pick up Santa! While Santa visits each car, your chefs will lead you in specially selected Christmas carols on the return to Durango. All the kids aboard the train will receive a special gift from Santa!


As in the story, we encourage everyone to wear their pajamas on this special journey, but be sure your pockets don't have any holes!



7 of 28 - Adult - 6:50pm Departure - Standard

Priced from $35
Read along with the story as the train makes its magical round trip journey to the North Pole. Meet Santa and enjoy caroling, hot chocolate and a treat. And, for those who believe, a special gift

for each child. Kids are encouraged

to wear their pajamas!

8 of 28 - Adult - 6:50pm Departure - Yankee Girl Parlor Car

Priced from $61
Experience table and chair seating in historic, first-class style as the whole family enjoys the upgraded amenities presented by your car's personal chef. Everyone will be served hot chocolate with whipped cream & sprinkles in your own take-home souvenir mug and be served a Christmas treat. Everyone will receive their own Santa hat and get to take home the official D&SNG Christmas Songbook! All the children will get their own ‘special gift of Christmas' from Santa.


The award-winning book comes to life on this magical journey to the North Pole and back. The journey begins November 18 and runs through December 28. All passengers will enjoy hot chocolate and a treat served by your personal chefs who will also read the Polar Express story on the way to the North Pole to pick up Santa! While Santa visits each car, your chefs will lead you in specially selected Christmas carols on the return to Durango. All the kids aboard the train will receive a special gift from Santa!


As in the story, we encourage everyone to wear their pajamas on this special journey, but be sure your pockets don't have any holes!



9 of 28 - Adult - 8:25pm Departure - Alamosa Parlor Car

Priced from $61
Experience table and chair seating in historic, first-class style as the whole family enjoys the upgraded amenities presented by your car's personal chef. Everyone will be served hot chocolate with whipped cream & sprinkles in your own take-home souvenir mug and be served a Christmas treat. Everyone will receive their own Santa hat and get to take home the official D&SNG Christmas Songbook! All the children will get their own ‘special gift of Christmas' from Santa.


The award-winning book comes to life on this magical journey to the North Pole and back. The journey begins November 18 and runs through December 28. All passengers will enjoy hot chocolate and a treat served by your personal chefs who will also read the Polar Express story on the way to the North Pole to pick up Santa! While Santa visits each car, your chefs will lead you in specially selected Christmas carols on the return to Durango. All the kids aboard the train will receive a special gift from Santa!


As in the story, we encourage everyone to wear their pajamas on this special journey, but be sure your pockets don't have any holes!



10 of 28 - Adult - 8:25pm Departure - Deluxe Car

Priced from $45
Read along with the story as the train makes its magical round trip journey to the North Pole. Meet Santa and enjoy caroling, hot chocolate and a treat. And, for those who believe, a special gift

for each child. Kids are encouraged

to wear their pajamas!






11 of 28 - Adult - 8:25pm Departure - Prospector

Priced from $61
Experience table and chair seating in historic, first-class style as the whole family enjoys the upgraded amenities presented by your car's personal chef. Everyone will be served hot chocolate with whipped cream & sprinkles in your own take-home souvenir mug and be served a Christmas treat. Everyone will receive their own Santa hat and get to take home the official D&SNG Christmas Songbook! All the children will get their own ‘special gift of Christmas' from Santa.


The award-winning book comes to life on this magical journey to the North Pole and back. The journey begins November 18 and runs through December 28. All passengers will enjoy hot chocolate and a treat served by your personal chefs who will also read the Polar Express story on the way to the North Pole to pick up Santa! While Santa visits each car, your chefs will lead you in specially selected Christmas carols on the return to Durango. All the kids aboard the train will receive a special gift from Santa!


As in the story, we encourage everyone to wear their pajamas on this special journey, but be sure your pockets don't have any holes!



12 of 28 - Adult - 8:25pm Departure - Standard

Priced from $35
Read along with the story as the train makes its magical round trip journey to the North Pole. Meet Santa and enjoy caroling, hot chocolate and a treat. And, for those who believe, a special gift

for each child. Kids are encouraged

to wear their pajamas!

13 of 28 - Adult - 8:25pm Departure - Yankee Girl Parlor Car

Priced from $61
Experience table and chair seating in historic, first-class style as the whole family enjoys the upgraded amenities presented by your car's personal chef. Everyone will be served hot chocolate with whipped cream & sprinkles in your own take-home souvenir mug and be served a Christmas treat. Everyone will receive their own Santa hat and get to take home the official D&SNG Christmas Songbook! All the children will get their own ‘special gift of Christmas' from Santa.


The award-winning book comes to life on this magical journey to the North Pole and back. The journey begins November 18 and runs through December 28. All passengers will enjoy hot chocolate and a treat served by your personal chefs who will also read the Polar Express story on the way to the North Pole to pick up Santa! While Santa visits each car, your chefs will lead you in specially selected Christmas carols on the return to Durango. All the kids aboard the train will receive a special gift from Santa!


As in the story, we encourage everyone to wear their pajamas on this special journey, but be sure your pockets don't have any holes!



14 of 28 - Child - 5:15pm Departure - Alamosa Parlor Car

Priced from $51
Read along with the story as the train makes its magical round trip journey to the North Pole. Meet Santa and enjoy caroling, hot chocolate and a treat. And, for those who believe, a special gift

for each child. Kids are encouraged

to wear their pajamas!


Children under 2 years old are free if they ride on a lap or you can purchase a separate seat at the regular child's price.






15 of 28 - Child - 5:15pm Departure - Deluxe Car

Priced from $35
Read along with the story as the train makes its magical round trip journey to the North Pole. Meet Santa and enjoy caroling, hot chocolate and a treat. And, for those who believe, a special gift

for each child. Kids are encouraged

to wear their pajamas!






16 of 28 - Child - 5:15pm Departure - Prospector

Priced from $51
Read along with the story as the train makes its magical round trip journey to the North Pole. Meet Santa and enjoy caroling, hot chocolate and a treat. And, for those who believe, a special gift

for each child. Kids are encouraged

to wear their pajamas!


Children under 2 years old are free if they ride on a lap or you can purchase a separate seat at the regular child's price.






17 of 28 - Child - 5:15pm Departure - Standard

Priced from $25
Read along with the story as the train makes its magical round trip journey to the North Pole. Meet Santa and enjoy caroling, hot chocolate and a treat. And, for those who believe, a special gift

for each child. Kids are encouraged

to wear their pajamas!


Children under 2 years old are free if they ride on a lap or you can purchase a separate seat at the regular child's price.






18 of 28 - Child - 5:15pm Departure - Yankee Girl Parlor Car

Priced from $51
Read along with the story as the train makes its magical round trip journey to the North Pole. Meet Santa and enjoy caroling, hot chocolate and a treat. And, for those who believe, a special gift

for each child. Kids are encouraged

to wear their pajamas!


Children under 2 years old are free if they ride on a lap or you can purchase a separate seat at the regular child's price.






19 of 28 - Child - 6:50pm Departure - Alamosa Parlor Car

Priced from $51
Read along with the story as the train makes its magical round trip journey to the North Pole. Meet Santa and enjoy caroling, hot chocolate and a treat. And, for those who believe, a special gift

for each child. Kids are encouraged

to wear their pajamas!


Children under 2 years old are free if they ride on a lap or you can purchase a separate seat at the regular child's price.






20 of 28 - Child - 6:50pm Departure - Deluxe Car

Priced from $35
Read along with the story as the train makes its magical round trip journey to the North Pole. Meet Santa and enjoy caroling, hot chocolate and a treat. And, for those who believe, a special gift

for each child. Kids are encouraged

to wear their pajamas!






21 of 28 - Child - 6:50pm Departure - Prospector

Priced from $51
Read along with the story as the train makes its magical round trip journey to the North Pole. Meet Santa and enjoy caroling, hot chocolate and a treat. And, for those who believe, a special gift

for each child. Kids are encouraged

to wear their pajamas!


Children under 2 years old are free if they ride on a lap or you can purchase a separate seat at the regular child's price.






22 of 28 - Child - 6:50pm Departure - Standard

Priced from $25
Read along with the story as the train makes its magical round trip journey to the North Pole. Meet Santa and enjoy caroling, hot chocolate and a treat. And, for those who believe, a special gift

for each child. Kids are encouraged

to wear their pajamas!


Children under 2 years old are free if they ride on a lap or you can purchase a separate seat at the regular child's price.






23 of 28 - Child - 6:50pm Departure - Yankee Girl Parlor Car

Priced from $51
Read along with the story as the train makes its magical round trip journey to the North Pole. Meet Santa and enjoy caroling, hot chocolate and a treat. And, for those who believe, a special gift

for each child. Kids are encouraged

to wear their pajamas!


Children under 2 years old are free if they ride on a lap or you can purchase a separate seat at the regular child's price.






24 of 28 - Child - 8:25pm Departure - Alamosa Parlor Car

Priced from $51
Read along with the story as the train makes its magical round trip journey to the North Pole. Meet Santa and enjoy caroling, hot chocolate and a treat. And, for those who believe, a special gift

for each child. Kids are encouraged

to wear their pajamas!


Children under 2 years old are free if they ride on a lap or you can purchase a separate seat at the regular child's price.






25 of 28 - Child - 8:25pm Departure - Deluxe Car

Priced from $35
Read along with the story as the train makes its magical round trip journey to the North Pole. Meet Santa and enjoy caroling, hot chocolate and a treat. And, for those who believe, a special gift

for each child. Kids are encouraged

to wear their pajamas!






26 of 28 - Child - 8:25pm Departure - Prospector

Priced from $51
Read along with the story as the train makes its magical round trip journey to the North Pole. Meet Santa and enjoy caroling, hot chocolate and a treat. And, for those who believe, a special gift

for each child. Kids are encouraged

to wear their pajamas!


Children under 2 years old are free if they ride on a lap or you can purchase a separate seat at the regular child's price.






27 of 28 - Child - 8:25pm Departure - Standard

Priced from $25
Read along with the story as the train makes its magical round trip journey to the North Pole. Meet Santa and enjoy caroling, hot chocolate and a treat. And, for those who believe, a special gift

for each child. Kids are encouraged

to wear their pajamas!


Children under 2 years old are free if they ride on a lap or you can purchase a separate seat at the regular child's price.






28 of 28 - Child - 8:25pm Departure - Yankee Girl Parlor Car

Priced from $51
Read along with the story as the train makes its magical round trip journey to the North Pole. Meet Santa and enjoy caroling, hot chocolate and a treat. And, for those who believe, a special gift

for each child. Kids are encouraged

to wear their pajamas!


Children under 2 years old are free if they ride on a lap or you can purchase a separate seat at the regular child's price.






Presidential Class

1 of 7 - 8:00am - Cinco Animas Car - Adult (21yrs+ Only)

Priced from $189
The Cinco Animas offers two elegantly appointed seating areas. You may choose to relax in built-in Pullman berth seating, or enjoy the views out the rear from the Observation Parlor Room. A large outdoor viewing platform is exclusively available to those who choose this car.


8:00am Departure from Durango; arrives Silverton 11:30am; departs Silverton 1:45 pm arriving Durango at 5:15pm.

2 of 7 - 8:00am - Cinco Animas Up / Bus Return - Adult (21yrs+ Only)

Priced from $189
The Cinco Animas offers two elegantly appointed seating areas. You may choose to relax in built-in Pullman berth seating, or enjoy the views out the rear from the Observation Parlor Room. A large outdoor viewing platform is exclusively available to those who choose this car.


8:00am Departure from Durango; arrives Silverton 11:30am; departs Silverton 1:45 pm arriving Durango at 3:15pm.

3 of 7 - 8:45am - Cinco Animas Car - Adult (21yrs+ Only)

The Cinco Animas offers two elegantly appointed seating areas. You may choose to relax in built-in Pullman berth seating, or enjoy the views out the rear from the Observation Parlor Room. A large outdoor viewing platform is exclusively available to those who choose this car.


8:00am Departure from Durango; arrives Silverton 11:30am; departs Silverton 1:45 pm arriving Durango at 5:15pm.

4 of 7 - 8am - Nomad Car Up / Bus Return - Adult (21yrs+ Only)

The Victorian splendor of a bygone era awaits you onboard the Nomad. Choose between three distinctively appointed seating areas: Parlor, Pullman and State Room. An oversized viewing platform is exclusively available to this car's 18 passengers. Nomad (Adults 21 yrs+ only) includes all non-alcoholic beverages and other first class amenities.

5 of 7 - 8am - Nomad Private Car - Adult (21yrs+ Only)

The Victorian splendor of a bygone era awaits you onboard the Nomad. Choose between three distinctively appointed seating areas: Parlor, Pullman and State Room. An oversized viewing platform is exclusively available to this car's 18 passengers. Nomad (Adults 21 yrs+ only) includes all non-alcoholic beverages and other first class amenities.

6 of 7 - 9:30am - Bus Up / 1:45pm Cinco Animas Return - Adult (21yrs+ Only)

Priced from $189
The Cinco Animas offers two elegantly appointed seating areas. You may choose to relax in built-in Pullman berth seating, or enjoy the views out the rear from the Observation Parlor Room. A large outdoor viewing platform is exclusively available to those who choose this car.


8:00am Departure from Durango; arrives Silverton 11:30am; departs Silverton 1:45 pm arriving Durango at 5:15pm.

7 of 7 - 9:45am - Bus Up / Nomad Car Return - Adult (21yrs+ Only)

The Victorian splendor of a bygone era awaits you onboard the Nomad. Choose between three distinctively appointed seating areas: Parlor, Pullman and State Room. An oversized viewing platform is exclusively available to this car's 18 passengers. Nomad (Adults 21 yrs+ only) includes all non-alcoholic beverages and other first class amenities.

Rockwood Bus Upgrades

1 of 1 - Rockwood Bus - Durango to Rockwood - 4:45pm Departure

Upgrade your train ride by shortening your journey and taking advantage of the Rockwood Station Drop Off.


This special Bus return will depart Durango at 4:45pm and arrive at the Rockwood Station at approximately 5:15pm.

Snowdown Balloon Rally Train

1 of 4 - Adult - Alamosa TRIVIA Car (21 yrs +) - 8:00am Departure

Fare includes private attendant, special amenities and complimentary non-alcoholic beverages all day and Trivia prizes.)


Cascade Canyon Winter Train - departs Durango at 8:00am and arrives back in Durango at 1:30pm


The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad is again the proud sponsor of the Snowdown Balloon Rally Mass Ascension on Snowdown Saturday, (February 1, 2014). As part of the celebration, the D&SNGRR is running the Snowdown Balloon Rally Train. The train will stop in the Animas Valley for the colorful hot-air balloon mass ascension, offering passengers the chance to view the mass ascension from the comfort of heated train coaches. If they choose, passengers can also get off the train for 15-20 minutes to get a better view of the balloons.Balloon train


After the balloons drift off or land, the train will continue on to Cascade Canyon for a short break by the Animas River before returning to Durango.


Lunch, snacks, beverages, bar drinks and souvenirs are available for purchase on the concession car on the train.







2 of 4 - Adult - Knight Sky (12 yrs +) - 8:00am Departure

Cascade Canyon Winter Train - departs Durango at 8:00am and arrives back in Durango at 1:30pm


The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad is again the proud sponsor of the Snowdown Balloon Rally Mass Ascension on Snowdown Saturday, (February 1, 2014). As part of the celebration, the D&SNGRR is running the Snowdown Balloon Rally Train. The train will stop in the Animas Valley for the colorful hot-air balloon mass ascension, offering passengers the chance to view the mass ascension from the comfort of heated train coaches. If they choose, passengers can also get off the train for 15-20 minutes to get a better view of the balloons.Balloon train


After the balloons drift off or land, the train will continue on to Cascade Canyon for a short break by the Animas River before returning to Durango.


Lunch, snacks, beverages, bar drinks and souvenirs are available for purchase on the concession car on the train.





3 of 4 - Coach Car - Adult (12 yrs +) - 8:00am - Closed Coach

Cascade Canyon Winter Train - departs Durango at 8:00am and arrives back in Durango at 1:30pm


The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad is again the proud sponsor of the Snowdown Balloon Rally Mass Ascension on Snowdown Saturday, (February 1, 2014). As part of the celebration, the D&SNGRR is running the Snowdown Balloon Rally Train. The train will stop in the Animas Valley for the colorful hot-air balloon mass ascension, offering passengers the chance to view the mass ascension from the comfort of heated train coaches. If they choose, passengers can also get off the train for 15-20 minutes to get a better view of the balloons.Balloon train


After the balloons drift off or land, the train will continue on to Cascade Canyon for a short break by the Animas River before returning to Durango.


Lunch, snacks, beverages, bar drinks and souvenirs are available for purchase on the concession car on the train.





4 of 4 - Coach Car - Child (4-11yrs) - 8:00am Departure - Closed Coach

Cascade Canyon Winter Train - departs Durango at 8:00am and arrives back in Durango at 1:30pm


The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad is again the proud sponsor of the Snowdown Balloon Rally Mass Ascension on Snowdown Saturday, (February 1, 2014). As part of the celebration, the D&SNGRR is running the Snowdown Balloon Rally Train. The train will stop in the Animas Valley for the colorful hot-air balloon mass ascension, offering passengers the chance to view the mass ascension from the comfort of heated train coaches. If they choose, passengers can also get off the train for 15-20 minutes to get a better view of the balloons.Balloon train


After the balloons drift off or land, the train will continue on to Cascade Canyon for a short break by the Animas River before returning to Durango.


Lunch, snacks, beverages, bar drinks and souvenirs are available for purchase on the concession car on the train.





Standard - One-Way Only

1 of 12 - 1:45pm - Silverton to Durango - Closed Coach - Adult

Priced from $67
Enjoy family friendly standard class seating aboard the Vintage Closed Coach cars. These cars are fully enclosed with over-sized windows that can be open or closed. Seating is similar to airplane seating with one aisle seat and one window seat with a width that is approximately equal to the industry standard of an economy class plane seat.


Departs Silverton at 1:45pm arriving back in Durango at 5:15pm. Please note, this One-Way ticket cannot be combined with other train options such as Bus Rides to Silverton.

2 of 12 - 1:45pm - Silverton to Durango - Closed Coach - Child (4-11yrs)

Priced from $47
Enjoy family friendly standard class seating aboard the Vintage Closed Coach cars. These cars are fully enclosed with over-sized windows that can be open or closed. Seating is similar to airplane seating with one aisle seat and one window seat with a width that is approximately equal to the industry standard of an economy class plane seat.


Departs Silverton 1:45pm arriving back in Durango at 5:15pm. Please note, this One-Way ticket cannot be combined with other train options such as Bus Rides to Silverton

3 of 12 - 1:45pm - Silverton to Durango - Open Gondola - Adult

Priced from $67
Travel in an open-air gondola and be even closer to the sights and sounds of this historic adventure. Bench-style seating accommodates three across. Because of the changing mountain climate and the increase in elevation from Durango to Silverton, we strongly encourage you to dress in layers of clothing.


Departs Silverton 1:45pm arriving Durango at 5:15 pm. Please note, this One-Way ticket cannot be combined with other train options such as Bus Rides to Silverton

4 of 12 - 1:45pm - Silverton to Durango - Open Gondola - Child (4-11yrs)

Priced from $47
Travel in an open-air gondola and be even closer to the sights and sounds of this historic adventure. Bench-style seating accommodates three across. Because of the changing mountain climate and the increase in elevation from Durango to Silverton, we strongly encourage you to dress in layers of clothing.


Departs Silverton 1:45pm arriving back in Durango at 5:15pm. Please note, this One-Way ticket cannot be combined with other train options such as Bus Rides to Silverton

5 of 12 - 2:30pm - Silverton to Durango - Closed Coach - Adult

Priced from $67
Enjoy family friendly standard class seating aboard the Vintage Closed Coach cars. These cars are fully enclosed with over-sized windows that can be open or closed. Seating is similar to airplane seating with one aisle seat and one window seat with a width that is approximately equal to the industry standard of an economy class plane seat.


Departs Silverton 2:30pm arriving back in Durango at 6:00pm. Please note, this One-Way ticket cannot be combined with other train options such as Bus Rides to Silverton

6 of 12 - 2:30pm - Silverton to Durango - Closed Coach - Child (4-11yrs)

Priced from $47
Enjoy family friendly standard class seating aboard the Vintage Closed Coach cars. These cars are fully enclosed with over-sized windows that can be open or closed. Seating is similar to airplane seating with one aisle seat and one window seat with a width that is approximately equal to the industry standard of an economy class plane seat.

Please note, this One-Way ticket cannot be combined with other train options such as Bus Rides to Silverton

7 of 12 - 2:30pm - Silverton to Durango - Open Gondola - Adult

Priced from $67
Travel in an open-air gondola and be even closer to the sights and sounds of this historic adventure. Bench-style seating accommodates three across. Because of the changing mountain climate and the increase in elevation from Durango to Silverton, we strongly encourage you to dress in layers of clothing.


8:45am Departure from Durango; arrives Silverton 12:15pm; departs Silverton 2:30pm arriving back in Durango at 6:00pm. Please note, this One-Way ticket cannot be combined with other train options such as Bus Rides to Silverton

8 of 12 - 2:30pm - Silverton to Durango - Open Gondola - Child (4-11yrs)

Priced from $47
Travel in an open-air gondola and be even closer to the sights and sounds of this historic adventure. Bench-style seating accommodates three across. Because of the changing mountain climate and the increase in elevation from Durango to Silverton, we strongly encourage you to dress in layers of clothing. Please note, this One-Way ticket cannot be combined with other train options such as Bus Rides to Silverton

9 of 12 - 3:00pm - Silverton to Durango - Closed Coach - Adult

Priced from $67
Enjoy family friendly standard class seating aboard the Vintage Closed Coach cars. These cars are fully enclosed with over-sized windows that can be open or closed. Seating is similar to airplane seating with one aisle seat and one window seat with a width that is approximately equal to the industry standard of an economy class plane seat.


Departs Silverton at 1:45pm arriving back in Durango at 5:15pm. Please note, this One-Way ticket cannot be combined with other train options such as Bus Rides to Silverton.

10 of 12 - 3:00pm - Silverton to Durango - Closed Coach - Child (4-11yrs)

Priced from $47
Enjoy family friendly standard class seating aboard the Vintage Closed Coach cars. These cars are fully enclosed with over-sized windows that can be open or closed. Seating is similar to airplane seating with one aisle seat and one window seat with a width that is approximately equal to the industry standard of an economy class plane seat.


Departs Silverton 1:45pm arriving back in Durango at 5:15pm. Please note, this One-Way ticket cannot be combined with other train options such as Bus Rides to Silverton

11 of 12 - 3:00pm - Silverton to Durango - Open Gondola - Adult

Priced from $67
Travel in an open-air gondola and be even closer to the sights and sounds of this historic adventure. Bench-style seating accommodates three across. Because of the changing mountain climate and the increase in elevation from Durango to Silverton, we strongly encourage you to dress in layers of clothing.


Departs Silverton 1:45pm arriving Durango at 5:15 pm. Please note, this One-Way ticket cannot be combined with other train options such as Bus Rides to Silverton

12 of 12 - 3:00pm - Silverton to Durango - Open Gondola - Child (4-11yrs)

Priced from $47
Travel in an open-air gondola and be even closer to the sights and sounds of this historic adventure. Bench-style seating accommodates three across. Because of the changing mountain climate and the increase in elevation from Durango to Silverton, we strongly encourage you to dress in layers of clothing.


Departs Silverton 1:45pm arriving back in Durango at 5:15pm. Please note, this One-Way ticket cannot be combined with other train options such as Bus Rides to Silverton

Standard

1 of 14 - 8:00am - Closed Coach - Adult

Priced from $85
Enjoy family friendly standard class seating aboard the Vintage Closed Coach cars. These cars are fully enclosed with over-sized windows that can be open or closed. Seating is similar to airplane seating with one aisle seat and one window seat with a width that is approximately equal to the industry standard of an economy class plane seat.


8:00am Departure from Durango; arrives Silverton 11:30pm; departs Silverton 1:45pm arriving back in Durango at 5:15pm.

2 of 14 - 8:00am Closed Coach – Child (4-11yrs)

Priced from $51
Enjoy family friendly standard class seating aboard the Vintage Closed Coach cars. These cars are fully enclosed with over-sized windows that can be open or closed. Seating is similar to airplane seating with one aisle seat and one window seat with a width that is approximately equal to the industry standard of an economy class plane seat.


8am Departure from Durango; arrives Silverton 11:30am; departs Silverton 1:45pm arriving back in Durango at 5:15pm.

3 of 14 - 8:00am Open Gondola - Adult

Priced from $85
Travel in an open-air gondola and be even closer to the sights and sounds of this historic adventure. Bench-style seating accommodates three across. Because of the changing mountain climate and the increase in elevation from Durango to Silverton, we strongly encourage you to dress in layers of clothing.


8:00 am Departure from Durango; arrives Silverton 11:30am; departs Silverton 1:45pm arriving Durango at 5:15 pm.

4 of 14 - 8:00am Open Gondola – Child (4-11yrs)

Priced from $51
Travel in an open-air gondola and be even closer to the sights and sounds of this historic adventure. Bench-style seating accommodates three across. Because of the changing mountain climate and the increase in elevation from Durango to Silverton, we strongly encourage you to dress in layers of clothing.


8am Departure from Durango; arrives Silverton 11:30am; departs Silverton 1:45pm arriving back in Durango at 5:15pm.

5 of 14 - 8:45 Open Gondola – Child (4-11yrs)

Priced from $51
Travel in an open-air gondola and be even closer to the sights and sounds of this historic adventure. Bench-style seating accommodates three across. Because of the changing mountain climate and the increase in elevation from Durango to Silverton, we strongly encourage you to dress in layers of clothing.

6 of 14 - 8:45am - Closed Coach - Adult

Priced from $85
Enjoy family friendly standard class seating aboard the Vintage Closed Coach cars. These cars are fully enclosed with over-sized windows that can be open or closed. Seating is similar to airplane seating with one aisle seat and one window seat with a width that is approximately equal to the industry standard of an economy class plane seat.


8:45am Departure from Durango; arrives Silverton 12:15pm; departs Silverton 2:30pm arriving back in Durango at 6:00pm.

7 of 14 - 8:45am Closed Coach – Child (4-11yrs)

Priced from $51
Enjoy family friendly standard class seating aboard the Vintage Closed Coach cars. These cars are fully enclosed with over-sized windows that can be open or closed. Seating is similar to airplane seating with one aisle seat and one window seat with a width that is approximately equal to the industry standard of an economy class plane seat.

8 of 14 - 8:45am Open Gondola - Adult

Priced from $85
Travel in an open-air gondola and be even closer to the sights and sounds of this historic adventure. Bench-style seating accommodates three across. Because of the changing mountain climate and the increase in elevation from Durango to Silverton, we strongly encourage you to dress in layers of clothing.


8:45am Departure from Durango; arrives Silverton 12:15pm; departs Silverton 2:30pm arriving back in Durango at 6:00pm.

9 of 14 - 8am Open Gondola - Adult (Layover)

Priced from $85
Travel in an open-air gondola and be even closer to the sights and sounds of this historic adventure. Bench-style seating accommodates three across. Because of the changing mountain climate and the increase in elevation from Durango to Silverton, we strongly encourage you to dress in layers of clothing.


8am Departure from Durango; arrives Silverton 11:30am; departs Silverton 1:45pm arriving back in Durango at 5:15pm.

10 of 14 - 9:30 Closed Coach – Child (4-11yrs)

Enjoy family friendly standard class seating aboard the Vintage Closed Coach cars. These cars are fully enclosed with over-sized windows that can be open or closed. Seating is similar to airplane seating with one aisle seat and one window seat with a width that is approximately equal to the industry standard of an economy class plane seat.


9:30ameparture from Durango; arrives Silverton 1:00pmdeparts Silverton 3:00rriving back in Durango at 6:30.

11 of 14 - 9:30 Open Gondola – Child (4-11yrs)

Travel in an open-air gondola and be even closer to the sights and sounds of this historic adventure. Bench-style seating accommodates three across. Because of the changing mountain climate and the increase in elevation from Durango to Silverton, we strongly encourage you to dress in layers of clothing.


9:30 Departure from Durango; arrives Silverton 1:00pmarts Silverton 2:30 arriving back in Durango at 6:30.

12 of 14 - 9:30am - Closed Coach - Adult

Enjoy family friendly standard class seating aboard the Vintage Closed Coach cars. These cars are fully enclosed with over-sized windows that can be open or closed. Seating is similar to airplane seating with one aisle seat and one window seat with a width that is approximately equal to the industry standard of an economy class plane seat.


9:30am Departure from Durango; arrives Silverton 1:00pm; departs Silverton 3:00pm arriving back in Durango at 6:30pm.

13 of 14 - 9:30am Open Gondola - Adult

Travel in an open-air gondola and be even closer to the sights and sounds of this historic adventure. Bench-style seating accommodates three across. Because of the changing mountain climate and the increase in elevation from Durango to Silverton, we strongly encourage you to dress in layers of clothing.


9:30am Departure from Durango; arrives Silverton 1:00pm; departs Silverton 3:00pm arriving back in Durango at 6:30pm.

14 of 14 - 9:30am Open Gondola - Adult (Layover)

Travel in an open-air gondola and be even closer to the sights and sounds of this historic adventure. Bench-style seating accommodates three across. Because of the changing mountain climate and the increase in elevation from Durango to Silverton, we strongly encourage you to dress in layers of clothing.


9:30am Departure from Durango; arrives Silverton 1:00pm; departs Silverton 3:00 arriving back in Durango at 6:30.

The New Years Day Brunch Train

1 of 5 - 9am Departure - Adult Coach (Adult 12+)

For a trip reminiscent of turn-of-the-century travel, start the New Year onboard the D&SNG steam-powered train.

2 of 5 - 9am Departure - Adult Prospector Car 16+

For a trip reminiscent of turn-of-the-century travel, start the New Year onboard the D&SNG steam-powered train.

3 of 5 - 9am Departure - Alamosa Parlor Car (21yrs+)

For a trip reminiscent of turn-of-the-century travel, start the New Year onboard the D&SNG steam-powered train.

4 of 5 - 9am Departure - Child Coach (Child Age 4-11)

For a trip reminiscent of turn-of-the-century travel, start the New Year onboard the D&SNG steam-powered train.

5 of 5 - 9am Departure - Cinco Animas (21yrs+)

For a trip reminiscent of turn-of-the-century travel, start the New Year onboard the D&SNG steam-powered train.

The St. Pattys Train

1 of 3 - Coach Car - Adult (12 yrs +) - 10:00am Departure - Vintage Closed Coach

Passengers will enjoy a train ride to Cascade Canyon, followed by a traditional Irish dinner at the The Palace Restaurant.



The fares in these designated cars will include complimentary non-alcoholic beverages; live Irish music by the Kitchen Jam Band; Irish history talks with local author and historian, Duane Smith; and upon return to Durango, a traditional Irish dinner. The train departs Durango for Cascade Canyon at 10:00 am and returns to Durango at 3:00 pm. An early dinner will be served at The Palace Restaurant at 4:30 pm, where the live music will continue.


Cascade Canyon Winter Train - departs Durango at 10:00am arrives Cascade 12:05pm; departs Cascade 1:00pm; arrives Durango 3:05pm



2 of 3 - Coach Car - Child (4-11yrs) - 10:00am Departure - Vintage Closed Coach

Passengers will enjoy a train ride to Cascade Canyon, followed by a traditional Irish dinner at the The Palace Restaurant.



The fares in these designated cars will include complimentary non-alcoholic beverages; live Irish music by the Kitchen Jam Band; Irish history talks with local author and historian, Duane Smith; and upon return to Durango, a traditional Irish dinner. The train departs Durango for Cascade Canyon at 10:00 am and returns to Durango at 3:00 pm. An early dinner will be served at The Palace Restaurant at 4:30 pm, where the live music will continue.




3 of 3 - San Juan Car - Adult (12 yrs +) - 10:00am Departure

Travel in comfort and style aboard a reconfigured version of the famous "San Juan." This distinctive closed-vestibuled coach from 1887 features roomy, reversible, overstuffed seating in a wide three-across arrangement.


Passengers will enjoy a train ride to Cascade Canyon, followed by a traditional Irish dinner at the The Palace Restaurant.



The fares in these designated cars will include complimentary non-alcoholic beverages; live Irish music by the Kitchen Jam Band; Irish history talks with local author and historian, Duane Smith; and upon return to Durango, a traditional Irish dinner. The train departs Durango for Cascade Canyon at 10:00 am and returns to Durango at 3:00 pm. An early dinner will be served at The Palace Restaurant at 4:30 pm, where the live music will continue.



Train and Snowmobile Package

1 of 3 - 1 Adult - Single Rider

Experience TWO adventures in the same day! Take a vintage steam train ride to Cascade Canyon and then extend your winter fun with a guided snowmobile trip in the San Juan National Forest at over 10,000 feet in elevation!


Train/Snowmobile tour: Begin your adventure as you depart Durango aboard the 10:00am D&SNG steam train bound for the wilderness location of the Cascade Canyon Wye. You will arrive at Cascade at 12:00pm and have 45 minutes to eat lunch or explore the area along the river. After an hour train ride returning toward Durango, you will detrain at the Rockwood flagstop to meet your shuttle driver. You will be shuttled to the Ice Pirates Snowmobile Tours outpost on Molas Pass where you will be matched with your snowmobile and begin your 2-hour tour with experienced guides. But the fun's not over yet! Arrrgh! Receive your "Ice Pirates Booty Bag" for snacks and hot cocoa as you wind down and share your stories. You will be shuttled back to Durango to arrive at the D&S Parking Lot around 6:00pm.


Schedule:

Leave Durango on train at 10:00am

Arrive Cascade Canyon at 12:00pm

Leave Cascade Canyon at 1:05pm

Arrive Rockwood 1:50pm to board shuttle

Arrive Molas Pass Outpost 2:45pm

Leave Molas Pass Outpost 5:00pm

Arrive D&SNG Parking Lot 6:00pm

(all times are approximate and depend on current circumstances)











2 of 3 - 1 Adult/1 Child (ages 5-12) - Double Rider

Experience TWO adventures in the same day! Take a vintage steam train ride to Cascade Canyon and then extend your winter fun with a guided snowmobile trip in the San Juan National Forest at over 10,000 feet in elevation!


Train/Snowmobile tour: Begin your adventure as you depart Durango aboard the 10:00am D&SNG steam train bound for the wilderness location of the Cascade Canyon Wye. You will arrive at Cascade at 12:00pm and have 45 minutes to eat lunch or explore the area along the river. After an hour train ride returning toward Durango, you will detrain at the Rockwood flagstop to meet your shuttle driver. You will be shuttled to the Ice Pirates Snowmobile Tours outpost on Molas Pass where you will be matched with your snowmobile and begin your 2-hour tour with experienced guides. But the fun's not over yet! Arrrgh! Receive your "Ice Pirates Booty Bag" for snacks and hot cocoa as you wind down and share your stories. You will be shuttled back to Durango to arrive at the D&S Parking Lot around 6:00pm.


Schedule:

Leave Durango on train at 10:00am

Arrive Cascade Canyon at 12:00pm

Leave Cascade Canyon at 1:05pm

Arrive Rockwood 1:50pm to board shuttle

Arrive Molas Pass Outpost 2:45pm

Leave Molas Pass Outpost 5:00pm

Arrive D&SNG Parking Lot 6:00pm

(all times are approximate and depend on current circumstances)











3 of 3 - 2 Adults - Double Rider

Experience TWO adventures in the same day! Take a vintage steam train ride to Cascade Canyon and then extend your winter fun with a guided snowmobile trip in the San Juan National Forest at over 10,000 feet in elevation!


Train/Snowmobile tour: Begin your adventure as you depart Durango aboard the 10:00am D&SNG steam train bound for the wilderness location of the Cascade Canyon Wye. You will arrive at Cascade at 12:00pm and have 45 minutes to eat lunch or explore the area along the river. After an hour train ride returning toward Durango, you will detrain at the Rockwood flagstop to meet your shuttle driver. You will be shuttled to the Ice Pirates Snowmobile Tours outpost on Molas Pass where you will be matched with your snowmobile and begin your 2-hour tour with experienced guides. But the fun's not over yet! Arrrgh! Receive your "Ice Pirates Booty Bag" for snacks and hot cocoa as you wind down and share your stories. You will be shuttled back to Durango to arrive at the D&S Parking Lot around 6:00pm.


Schedule:

Leave Durango on train at 10:00am

Arrive Cascade Canyon at 12:00pm

Leave Cascade Canyon at 1:05pm

Arrive Rockwood 1:50pm to board shuttle

Arrive Molas Pass Outpost 2:45pm

Leave Molas Pass Outpost 5:00pm

Arrive D&SNG Parking Lot 6:00pm

(all times are approximate and depend on current circumstances)











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The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge train depot is located on the south end of Main Ave. in Historic Downtown Durango.

*Map location is approximate and should not be trusted for navigation. Please contact us for detailed directions.

Written Cancellation Policy
Cancellations require 5 days notice prior to trip date and will be charged $15.75 cancellation fee per adult ticket and $7.75 per child ticket. Cancellations within 5 days are nonrefundable. Changes may be made for $7.75 per ticket. Sorry, Polar Express Train Tickets are not refundable under any circumstances.
Written Deposit Policy
Full payment at the time of booking.

Relive history with the sights and sounds of yesteryear for a truly spectacular journey on board the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad. Experience the adventure of traveling by a coal-fired, steam-powered locomotive on the same tracks miners, cowboys and settlers of the old west took over a century ago. The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad winds through spectacular & breathtaking canyons in the remote wilderness of the two-million acre San Juan National Forest for an unforgettable year round adventure.

 

Train Cars and Classes of Service:

With the regular fare you may choose seating in either the Open Air Gondola or Closed Coach Car. You can also enjoy Deluxe Class fares including the San Juan and Rio Grande cars (12 yrs +) that boast spacious and upgraded seating. You can also upgrade to First Class and Presidential Class fares (21 yrs +) which include private viewing decks, adult accommodations and complimentary non-alcoholic beverages with a full cash-bar service. For a once in a lifetime experience, you can also charter an elegant 1880's coach. These classic vintage cars will be pulled behind one of our regularly scheduled trains for a very special experience. All Private Cars are rented exclusively to the booking party. Each car is connected to the end of the train and there is no walk-through traffic. These cars are chartered based on availability of the specific car and train availability. Contact our groups manager at Groups@GatewayReservations.com for more information about chartering your own private car on the train..

 

Be sure to visit the Durango Museum and the Silverton Freight Museum, both included in the price of the ticket. Note: Children under 4 are free if seated on an adult's lap but if an additional seat is required, please purchase a child's ticket.

 

Call Gateway Reservations at 1-800-409-7295 for additional details or click here for more information about the various classes of service, shedules and fares .

• You can also view the Summer/Fall Train Schedule and Fares.

• Click here view the Train Up / Bus Return and Bus Up / Train Return schedules.

• Click here to view the Winter Train Schedule.

• You can also view a printable version of the Durango & Silverton Train Route Map.

 

 

See the Durango and Silverton Railroad experience set to the song "Silverton Train" by CW. McCall:

 

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