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Train Schedule & Fares ~ May 3-Oct 25, 2014:

Fall at Elk Park

Ride a scenic, historic train between the towns of Durango and Silverton along the Animas River through wilderness unaccessible by any road!
Click on the link at the bottom of this page for a printable brochure.

2014 Dates

Train Departs

Train Arrives

Train  Departs Silverton

Train Arrives Durango

May 3 - Oct 25

8:45 am

12:15 pm

2:30 pm

6:00 pm

May 17 – Oct 8

8:00 am
8:45 am

11:30 am
12:15 pm

1:45 pm
2:30 pm

5:15 pm
6:00 pm

Jun 9 – Aug 8

8:00 am
8:45 am
9:30 am

11:30 am
12:15 pm
1:00 pm

1:45 pm
2:30 pm
3:00 pm

5:15 pm
6:00 pm
6:30 pm

Adult (age 12+) $85* Child (age 4-11) $51*
Except for Special Events, children under 4 years old not occupying a seat ride FREE!
Be sure to check our HOT DEALS page for current discounts!
Historic Narration: Adult $104* Child $67*

Premium Class: (Not all Premium cars available every day.)
Presidential-class: All seats $189*
First-class: All seats $175*
Rio Grande gondola $134*
San Juan Coach with Historic Narration: Adult: $153* Child: $82*

*Subject to 7% Historic Preservation Fee

bus Enjoy one leg of your Silverton journey onboard a modern D&SNGRR bus as you travel along 52 miles of the San Juan Scenic Byway. This option offers you a different perspective of the majestic mountains.
Get more information on Bus/Train option!

Click here for Half Day Excursion information.

Classes of Service

Once you've decided when you'll be in Durango, the next step in booking your steam rail adventure is choosing your car. With four classes of service, you are sure to find a car you'll love.

Presidential ClassPresidential Class (Age 21 and over)

Take a ride on the Cinco Animas! The Victorian splendor of a bygone era awaits you onboard one of the most legendary and historic private cars to ever grace the narrow gauge rails. The Cinco Animas offers two distinctively appointed seating areas and a large outdoor viewing platform is exclusively available to those who choose this car. Click here for more information.


Alamosa interior

First Class

Ride in historic comfort and style on one of our First-Class cars. You will be hosted by a knowledgeable attendant who will provide complimentary morning pastries, non-alcoholic beverages and custom first-class amenities. Click here for more information.

 premium class

 Deluxe Class

The Rio Grande, the San Juan Coach, and Prospector Family Car are three of the most recently refurbished cars in our fleet. For those with families or just those looking for added comfort, these Premium options both offer larger seats and a more adult atmosphere than Standard class. Click here for more information.


Coach interiorStandard Class  (All ages)

Choose between vintage coach seating or open-air gondolas. Seat width in Standard-class is equal to the industry standard of an economy-class plane seat. Extra-space seating is available for an additional charge.

Upgrade to ride the Historic Narration Coach!
(All ages)
Historic narrators
The narrators will relate their tales to you in first-person storytelling, dressed in period clothing to match their character.  Click here for more information about Narration Coach


Be sure to purchase your Parking Lot ticket when you book your train ride!

Click here to learn more.

Reunion? Wedding? Company retreat?

Reunion at CCY

 For information on booking your group of 20 or more guests, please click here.


Brochure 2014Click on the link below to download a printable brochure.

Brochure DSNGR_2014.pdf1.55 MB
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