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20% Military Discount** The D&SNGRR is proud to offer a 20% discount on Round Trip Train Standard-Class coach or gondola tickets to active and retired military and disabled veterans. This discount will also be extended for up to 3 additional immediate family members in the same reservation. Call 970-247-2733 or 877-872-4607 to make reservations! **Valid […]
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COVID-19: Travel Updates and Information
The railroad consulted with health authorities and we are happy to report that our operating plan is approved to operate as planned. On May 1st, our Summer Cascade Season kicked off with the Cascade Canyon Express departing from our Durango Depot. On May 22nd, our Silverton Summer Season began with trains departing from Durango and […]
All Aboard! Magazine. Durango, Colorado was founded by the Denver & Rio Grande Railway in 1880. 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.
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Cascade Canyon Express. Experience the world famous Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad’s iconic canyon views along the highline on our shortest excursion offered. This 5 hour scenic steam train excursion is perfect for families with small kids, late risers, or anyone looking to experience the historic D&SNGRR with only a half day to spare.
Cascade Canyon Express
Cascade Canyon Express excursions depart from our Durango Depot (479 Main Avenue) daily at 9:30am and the excursion will last 5 hours arriving back at the Durango Depot at 2:30pm. The Cascade Canyon Express does not travel to Silverton. It does follow the same route but travels only to Cascade Canyon, which is about a […]
Scenic Round Trip Silverton Train
Embark on an Incredible Journey Through the San Juan Mountains For a truly unforgettable step back in time, enjoy a leisurely trip to yesteryear riding 3 1/2 hours each way on this train plus spend 2 hours in the historic mining town of Silverton to enjoy the sights, shopping, food, and libations that Silverton offers. […]
The Route. The D&SNGRR travels 45.4 miles each way along the Animas River from Durango to Silverton during our summer season May through October. On our winter trips late November through early May, the train travels 26 miles each way to the wye at Cascade Station. The last point of highway access between Durango and Silverton is the Rockwood