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Independence Day Express Train

Independence Day Express Train

July 4, 2010

SilvertonTrain_LashmettCelebrate America’s birthday riding the Independence Day Express where you can enjoy the afternoon festivities in Silverton and stay for one of the largest fireworks display on the Western Slope! After the fireworks are over, relax and enjoy a rare late-night trip by train back to Durango! This train package includes live music and a barbeque under the tent next to the Silverton Depot.

There will be a 40x40 event tent set up near the Silverton Depot with seating for up to 250 guests inside and outside the tent area. The price of the ticket includes live music from 4:30-9:30PM under the tent and a BBQ dinner by CJ’s Catering from 5pm-7:00pm. On the menu is BBQ Sliced Brisket, Traditional Potato Salad, All-American Applesauce, Homemade Biscuits, Lemonade and bottled water. Three Porta-johns and a hand washing station willFireworks_DCrawford be located near the tent.  Each guest will receive a wristband to identify them as a train guest to give them access to the above amenities.

If you would like to bring lawn chairs, please label them and we will transport them to and from Silverton in our box car for you.

If you are riding in the open Gondola or the Silver Vista, be prepared for a beautiful but COLD return trip! Packing a knit cap, gloves and jacket is recommended. We will have blankets on board for your use that night as well as D&SNG souvenir blankets for sale!

SCHEDULE:

Depart Durango: 10:30 a.m.
Arrive Silverton: 1:45 p.m.
Depart Silverton: 10:00 p.m.
Arrive Durango: 1:15 a.m. on July 5th

FARES:

ADULT: Standard Coach or Gondola (Age 12+)......... $124*
CHILD: Standard Coach or Gondola (Age 4-11 yrs)... .$89*
ALAMOSA PARLOR CAR  (Age 21+)............................ $199*
SILVER VISTA (Age 16+)................................................$199*
SAN JUAN (Age 12+)...................................................... $159*

*All fares subject to 4% Historic Preservation Fee

10% discount will be given to Season Pass holders.

SEATING IS LIMITED! BOOK NOW!

CALL 888-872-4607 or 970-247-2733.


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