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All D&S Train passengers scheduled to leave at 9:30am will now depart at 8:45am; All passengers on the 8:45am train will still depart at 8:45am.  All passengers scheduled  for the 11:00am bus have been moved to the 10:15am departing bus. This is for passengers booked July 12-Aug 8.

Yes, you heard that right! The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad is excited to announce it is resuming its coal-fired steam train passenger service to Silverton THURSDAY, JULY 12! We are totally stoked, no pun intended, to once again be transporting guests to Silverton through the beautiful San Juan National Forest via our historic steam locomotives…as the #DurangoTrain has done for 137 years.


We look forward to having a great summer and fall with all of you, our distinguished guests, as we take you on a scenic journey to the quaint mining town of Silverton, which offers a wide array of unique attractions and experiences.


Book your #DurangoTrain excursion today! You can purchase tickets online through the D&SNGRR website,, or by calling our reservations hotline (877) 872-4607.


We look forward to seeing you soon!

Silverton Season May 5-Oct. 27, 2018

Ride a historic train on 45 miles of rails originally laid in 1882 between the mining town of Silverton and the railroad-built town of Durango, Colorado. Travel along the Animas River through wilderness unaccessible by any road! Choose between the 9-hour ROUND TRIP SILVERTON TRAIN TOUR or the varying schedule of a combination train and bus journey on the SKYWAY TOUR.

SKYWAY TOUR  -preferred by many!

Click here to view Skyway Tour videos and for the full Skyway Tour Schedule and Fares

Enjoy one leg of your Silverton journey onboard a modern D&SNGRR 53-passenger bus as you travel 52 miles of magnificent mountain terrain on US Highway 550's scenic San Juan Skyway. This option offers you a different perspective of the majestic mountains.
Important to note: Due to the high elevation on the passes, there are often travel restrictions on commercial vehicles during the Spring and Autumn months. If there is a weather advisory, we reserve the right to cancel our busses. Alternate options will include riding the train round trip on the same date or riding the bus on another date.

Click here to learn more about classes of service and seating options.


Click here for Round Trip video and for the full round trip schedule and fares.

For a truly unforgettable step back in time, ride our coal-fired, steam-powered narrow gauge train to the historic mining town of Silverton and back. Savor the 3 1/2 hour journey each way and spend 2 hours in Silverton for lunch and shopping and exploring. 

Click here to learn more about classes of service and seating options.


Click here to view Train with Adventures video and learn more about our adventure packages.

Combine a train ride with another unique adventure for a truly spectacular and enjoyable experience!

Be sure to check our HOT DEALS page for current deals!

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