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New Year's Eve Dinner and Night Train

Thursday, December 31, 2009

Ring in the Railroad's 129th year of continuous train service onboard a turn-of-the-century train.

Premium and deluxe-class passengers can enjoy a festive evening starting at 6:00pm with an elegant sit-down dinner and cash bar in our Railroad Museum while listening to the live music of Tim Museum partyGuidotti.  After dinner, board our turn-of-the-century coal-fired, steam-powered narrow gauge train for a 7:30pm departure on a rare night excursion to Cascade Canyon! Ride in your premium and deluxe-class lantern-lit cars while the live entertainment continues as Tim strolls through the cars singing your favorite songs. Enjoy desserts, cash bar, party favors, and complimentary champagne (or sparkling cider) at midnight! The bubbly will be served in an etched D&S champagne flute that will be yours to bring home as a memento of this trip. Expected return time in Durango is 12:30AM January 1, 2010.

Menu includes Custom-carved Prime Rib and Seasoned Baked Chicken Breast, Rosemary Red Russet Potatoes,   Holiday Romaine & Spinach Salad with Cranberries tossed in a Champagne Dressing, French Dinner Rolls, and Iced Tea. On-board: Dessert trays of Raspberry Cream Cheese Bars and Double Chocolate Brownies!

Standard-class passengers will start the evening boarding the train from our depot and enjoy the same on-board amenities as our premium-class passengers but from the comfort of our vintage standard-class cars.

Classes of Service:

Premium Class:
Prospector (seats 18), Alamosa Parlor Car (seats 24) or Cinco Animas Car (seats 16): $179 per seat (age 21+)
(Fare includes dinner.) These Premium cars include a private attendant, cash bar and desserts in each car. The night will be magical as you celebrate by lantern light just as they did a century ago!

Deluxe-class:
San Juan Car (seats 30): $139 per seat (Age 21+)
(Fare includes dinner.) Enjoy the comfort of the roomy, reversible, overstuffed seats as you travel through the night in this vintage coach built in 1887. Walk next door to our Concession Car to enjoy desserts and cash bar.

NewYearsEveToastStandard Class:
Vintage Coach (seats 44): $99 per seat (Age 16+)
(Dinner not included.) Enjoy the classic comfort in our vintage cars with flip-over seats to accommodate parties of 4 to face each other if desired.

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