Riding the Train?

Durango Silverton RailroadHave a one-way ticket to or From Silverton Colorado on the Durango Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad? Let us give you and up to two other guests a private, safe ride to or from Silverton this summer!

Why ride the bus with hundreds of strangers, take a personal trip with a local knowledgeable driver at your own pace!

Complete the form to the right and we will contact you to set up your ride.

More About the Railroad

Durango, Colorado was founded by the Denver & Rio Grande Railway in 1879. The railroad arrived in Durango on August 5, 1881 and construction on the line to Silverton began in the fall of the same year. By July of 1882, the tracks to Silverton were completed, and the train began hauling both freight and passengers.

The line was constructed to haul silver & gold ore from Southwest Colorado’s San Juan Mountains, but passengers soon realized it was the view that was truly precious.

This historic train has been in continuous operation between Durango and Silverton since 1882, carrying passengers behind vintage steam locomotives and rolling stock indigenous to the line. It is a family-friendly ride sure to create memories that will last a lifetime while offering a view of Colorado’s mountain splendor¬† inaccessible by highway. Relive the sights and sounds of yesteryear for a spectacular journey on board the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad.

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