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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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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‘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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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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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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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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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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Colorado: Ride, ski and sip: Winter Park Express adding days of operation for 2019

By Ed Sealover Reporter, Denver Business Journal; December 20, 2018 The Amtrak Winter Park Express is adding more days of…

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Denver’s tall buildings partly to blame for A-Line, G-Line problems, Regional Transportation District tells feds

By John Aguilar, The Denver Post; December 17, 2018 Denver’s recent runaway growth, with high rises going up at a record…

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Rail Reinvented: 8 Train Stations With Awesome Comeback Stories

By Brittany Anas, livability.com; October 8, 2018 Some of America’s best comeback stories are playing out in a most unlikely…

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Explore the West by rail on Amtrak’s California Zephyr

By Mike Coppock, Special Contributor, Dallas Morning News; October 2, 2018 As I looked around the observation car of Amtrak’s…

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Skiing in Colorado: Tickets for the Winter Park Express are now available for 2019 season

By Oscar Contreras, Denver ABC 7; September 20, 2018 WINTER PARK, Colo. — Fall season hasn’t even started, but Winter…

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After Iowa Pacific in New York State: Denver firm wants to buy, operate rail line to Tahawus

By Eric Anderson, Albany Times-Union; August 19, 2018 The rail line from North Creek to Tahawus that drew officials’ ire…

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Amtrak thriving in Fort Morgan, Colorado

From The Fort Morgan Times; July 18, 2018 The Fort Morgan Amtrak station is thriving today more than ever. The…

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Colorado: ‘Next stop, Pueblo’?

An Editorial From The Pueblo Chieftain; May 15, 2018 Better late than never. It didn’t happen until the final week…

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Colorado: Amtrak’s special trains are off the rails. But don’t worry, the Winter Park Express ski train is safe.

By Danika Worthington, The Know Outdoors, Denver Post; March 29, 2018 The Winter Park Express still will carry passengers to…

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