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With the holiday’s fast approaching, families are searching for the perfect way to come together and enjoy the season. Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad offers the perfect family winter experience with its annual Polar Express Train Ride. It’s time to bundle up, come aboard and relish in a magical evening of fun and fiction. Put on your pajamas and prepare to be awestruck as your train travels through the snow covered… Read More

It’s that time of year again — time for the bi-annual photographer’s train, the steam-powered joy of all shutterbugs. Twice a year, in the fall and again in winter, the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad offers photographers the chance to shoot the historic train as it chugs through the picturesque countryside. 2015 Winter Photo Train The Winter Photographer’s Train is Sunday, Feb. 15. The Durango train departs from the downtown Durango depot… Read More

While you’re staying with us at the Durango Quality Inn this weekend, you have a chance to ride the historic Durango & Silverton train and do some good when you buy your ticket. The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad is holding a Wildland Firefighter Benefit on Sunday, July 14, to raise money for the families of the 19 Arizona firefighters who died while battling the Yarnell Hill fire northwest of Phoenix. According to… Read More

Whoa. Dinosaurs. Trains. Dinosaurs and trains? We need to be 4-year-olds again, stat, because we just heard that the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad is bringing back the Jim Henson Dinosaur Train™ in June for the second year. The event is based on the PBS KIDS television show, Dinosaur Train, and young passengers will get to meet Buddy, the show’s bright orange Tyrannosaurus rex. The 2.5-hour ride starts at the Durango depot, where passengers… Read More