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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Colorado backers believe this Front Range passenger rail plan is the real deal

By Miles Blumhardt, Fort Collins Coloradoan; June 13, 2019 If you’ve read the headline and have lived in Colorado for…

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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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On a Colorado Ski Trip, Planes, Trains, No Automobiles

By Amy Virshup, The New York Times; March 27, 2019 The plan was simple: Take the train to the ski…

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Amtrak to participate in TIGER grant for Southwest Chief

By Chad Frey, Newton Kansan, The Kansan; February 27, 2019 Another round of the fight to preserve the Southwest Chief…

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Colorado: Passenger rail commission aims to connect Front Range Communities

By Andy Koen, KOAA NBC 5; February 19 2019 DENVER – On any given day, an estimated 98,100 people are…

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Denver and the Winter Park Express: How to Make the Most of the Ski Train’s New Lounge Car Before Hitting the Slopes

By Josie Sexton, Denver Eater; February 18, 2019 A hand-held, Executair brand travel bar late last week was discovered on…

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U.S. investing $50 million in Amtrak Southwest Chief route that passes through New Mexico

By Steve Terrell, Santa Fe New Mexican; February 15, 2019 The federal government will pump $50 million into Amtrak’s Southwest…

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Pikes Peak Cog Railway orders engines, cars, rail for $100 million rebuilding project

By Wayne Heilman, The Gazette; January 31, 2019 The Broadmoor Pikes Peak Cog Railway has ordered three new engines, nine…

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Denver: All 66 RTD commuter train cars to be sent for out-of-state repairs after crack found

By Krystyna Biassou, 9 News NBC; January 9, 2019 Every commuter train car in RTD’s fleet must be sent out…

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Feds award PTC grants to Amtrak for the Southwest Chief route, Metra and New Jersey Transit

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; December 21, 2018 U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) yesterday announced $9.16 million in federal funding toward…

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