Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Co

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Travel Channel seeks extras for Butch Cassidy reenactment

The Travel Channel is coming to Durango on Sunday, and it’s looking for extras to take part in a reenactment of one of infamous outlaw Butch Cassidy’s more famous train robberies. According to...

DATE: June 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Durango train derailment likely due to hot weather

The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad derailment late Saturday afternoon was the second worst incident in more than 30 years, and the second in one day on the tracks. The train was...

DATE: June 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Train offers new round-trip tickets from Silverton

The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad plans to make a train trip more convenient for travelers coming from the north this summer. As of June 1, travelers can ride the train from Silverton...

DATE: June 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Galloping Goose expands mountain railroad trips

Due to its popularity, two more winter excursions have been scheduled for the Galloping Goose No. 5. On Friday, Feb. 17, the Goose will run on the Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad at...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Galloping Goose gearing up for winter trips

For the first time in more than 60 years, the Galloping Goose No. 5 will make a winter-time excursion.Managers of the restored rail bus have partnered with the Durango-Silverton Narrow Gauge...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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CNN streams Polar Express departure

The Polar Express’ departure from the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad station drew an international audience Monday evening. CNN’s Facebook page live streamed a re-enactment from The...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2016 | CATEGORY: Living

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First-timers ride Durango & Silverton train to cut fresh Christmas trees

For years, 10-year-old Savannah Chavez of Durango begged her parents for a real Christmas tree. On Saturday, she got her wish as the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad’s second annual...

DATE: Nov. 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Living

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Mesa Verde tourism jumps 8.5 percent in a year

Mesa Verde National Park’s visitation has increased 8.55 percent, said spokeswoman Cristy Brown. According to Brown, 232,518 people visited the park this year, compared with 214,199 who visited at...

DATE: July 23, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Modern technology keeps Durango train steaming along

Keeping locomotives from the 1920s endlessly chugging to Silverton takes more than an oil change. At the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, engineers are replacing decades-old parts and...

DATE: July 10, 2016 | CATEGORY: Living

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Firefighting budgets, resources subject of hearing

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., and other members of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources met last week to discuss a bill aimed at improving forest management and wildfire...

DATE: July 3, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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No immediate relief from record-breaking heat for Cortez

Summer arrived Monday in Southwest Colorado with a humbling severity not seen since 1936, toppling heat records and bending metal. Monday in Cortez, the high temperature reached 101.2 degrees, the...

DATE: June 21, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Steamboat sinks Durango in ‘Best Town Ever’ poll

In a head-to-head battle, Steamboat Springs sunk Durango on Outside Magazine ’s Best Town Ever poll. It wasn’t easy. Steamboat Springs just slinked by Durango with a 4,469 to 4,389 vote in Round 3...

DATE: May 13, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business