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Come work for the best railroad team on the planet!

Founded by the Denver & Rio Grande Railways in 1880, the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad is a historic destination that attracts train enthusiasts and tourists from all across the globe. Calling Durango Colorado home, our railway offers exciting year-round and seasonal employment in one of the country’s most beautiful communities.

Year-Round and Seasonal Positions

Our railroad uniquely offers year-round service every month of the year. Through a calendar of different seasonal excursions and special events, we offer scenic train rides and other experiences through fall, winter, spring, and summer. Whether you’re looking to stay and play in Durango for just a few seasons or a few years, you can likely find a role that fits what you’re looking for.

Be Part of Our Legacy

The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad is one of the oldest and most popular scenic railroad in the world. By joining our team, you’ll climb aboard the “Golden Age” on our railroad which was voted “#1 Best Scenic Train in North America” by USA Today 10Best Reader’s Choice (2022 & 2021) and “Best Train Experience in the West” in 2016 by Sunset Magazine.

How to Apply

Current employment opportunities with our company are listed below. If you feel like you’d be a great fit for our team, simply apply for one of our open positions.  If you’d like to express interest in a position that is not currently posted, send your resume (with cover letter) directly to: [email protected] We look forward to hearing from you!

Featured Role: Bus Company Driver

We’re searching for a Bus Driver with exceptional customer service skills. Positioned within the Durango & Silverton Scenic Bus Company branch of our organization, you’ll be responsible for transporting our guests to and from Silverton Colorado via one of Colorado’s legendary scenic byways—the Million Dollar Highway.


Why Work For Us

The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad offers competitive benefits program including a generous PTO plan, 401K with Employer-Match, company-funded life insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Medical/Dental/Vision plan, train vouchers and other perks for qualified classifications and per eligibility requirements. Come join our team!

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and provide opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.