U.S., Long Distance Trains: Amtrak routes through Colorado see ridership dip, but no plans to eliminate service

By Michael Karlik, Colorado Politics; March 20, 2020 When Kevin Patterson was riding his bicycle in Glenwood Springs earlier this…

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U.S., Colorado: Amtrak route through Colorado Springs? Grant received to study the idea

By Hanna Knutson, KRDO; March 5, 2020 COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KRDO) – The US Department of Transportation announced that it…

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U.S., Colorado: Group wants Surface Transportation Board to encourage sale of Tennessee Pass rail line

By Bill Wilson, Editor-in-Chief, RT&S Magazine; February 19, 2020 If you can’t get what you want, ask the Surface Transportation…

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U.S., Colorado: Rocky Mountain Rail proposes plan for completing Denver Regional Transportation District’s Northwest Rail line

By John Fryar, Longmont Times-Call, The Denver Post; January 7, 2020 Rocky Mountain Rail Inc., which says it has a…

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U.S., Colorado: ‘I’m absolutely not supportive of that’: Front Range passenger train service appears derailed on arrival at Capitol

By Jesse Paul, The Colorado Sun; January 6, 2020 The 2020 legislative session hasn’t yet begun, but a goal of…

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Colorado: Rio Grande Scenic Railroad in receivership

From The Valley Courier Alamosa News; November 26, 2019 DEL NORTE — The Rio Grande Scenic Railroad has been a…

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Rails Rockies; Taking a trip by train was relaxing and marked by gorgeous views

Story and photos by RACHEL SCHNALZER, Los Angeles Times, The Lewiston Tribune; November 24, 2019 Welcome to Moooooon River,” the…

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Colorado: Tickets For This Season’s Winter Park Ski Train Are Selling Like Hotcakes

By Nathaniel Minor, Colorado Public Radio; November 12, 2019 Bookings for the Winter Park Express, the I-70-and-Berthoud-Pass-avoiding train from Denver’s…

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Money sought to study bringing Amtrak’s Southwest Chief train to Colorado Springs

By Rachel Riley, The Gazette; November 3, 2019 A long-awaited effort to extend an Amtrak line that runs through southeast…

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For views of the Rockies you can’t see any other way, ride Amtrak’s California Zephyr

By Rachel Schnalzer, Audience Engagement Editor, Los Angeles Times; November 1, 2019 DENVER — “Welcome to Moooooon River,” the conductor announced as…

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Iowa Pacific subsidiary: Creditors attempt to force Colorado railroad into bankruptcy

By Thomas Gounley, Business Den; October 28, 2019 Three entities that say they’re owed money by an Alamosa-based railroad currently…

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‘Not Safe, We’re All Worked To Death’: Denver Regional Transit District Train Operators Open Up About Driver Shortage

By Kati Weis, 4 CBS Denver; October 23, 2019 DENVER (CBS4) – There have been hundreds of trip cancellations on…

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Winter Park Express ski train expanding service to include all Fridays

By John Meyer, The Denver Post; October 23, 2019 When Amtrak resumes Winter Park Express ski train service from Denver’s…

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Colorado: That Idea For A Front Range Train Remains A Popular One

By Kate Schimel, Colorado Public Radio News; October 11, 2019 Right now, the best way to get from Pueblo to…

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Can commuter rail save our suburbs?

By Patrick Sisson, Curbed; October 8, 2019 The mural, a train trailed by ribbons of color, is wholesome enough for…

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Denver Union Station Eyed As Model Rehab For New Haven Union Station in Connecticut

By Thomas Breen, New Haven Independent; August 20, 2019 Union Station already has a 112-room hotel, a swanky second-floor bar,…

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Uber gave its Denver-area users easy access to transit info and tickets, and now more are using RTD trains

By Jon Murray, The Denver Post; July 9, 2019 The idea behind Uber’s experiment was simple: Add real-time RTD bus…

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Utah: Organization plans passenger rail from Logan to Cedar City

By Rod Boam, Cachevalleydaily.com; June 2, 2019 A Salt Lake man is proposing a rail service that would take passengers…

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Study explores Colorado Front Range passenger rail

By Peter Roper, Reporter, The Pueblo Chieftain; May 28, 2019 Would passenger rail service among Front Range cities energize the…

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Rail group in Utah seeks support for statewide study

By Carter Pape, The Times-Independent; May 3, 2019 A nonprofit passenger rail organization is looking to have the Utah Department…

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Amtrak Winter Park Express Sets Records in 2019 Colorado Season

A press release from Amtrak; April 22, 2019: New services and favorable snow conditions combine for success WINTER PARK, Colo.…

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From Travel + Leisure: The Best Train Trips to Take Across America

By Claire Trageser, Travel + Leisure; April 7, 2019 There’s a romance to train travel — the leisurely pace of…

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Denver did it right with its Union Station

By Newell Nussbaumer, Buffalo Rising; April 2, 2019 Over the last couple of days, a number of readers have been…

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