DURANGO & SILVERTON CHRISTMAS TREE TRAIN BACK FOR 2017

The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad (D&SNG) returns with its “Christmas Tree Train” for a third year. Beginning in two weeks, those booking this special trip on the Cascade Canyon steam train from Durango, Colorado, can travel into the San Juan National Forest to cut down a white fir tree for the holiday season.… Read More DURANGO & SILVERTON CHRISTMAS TREE TRAIN BACK FOR 2017

NEW HOW-TO-PLAY TRAILER FOR RAILWAY EMPIRE

Kalypso Media has released a new “How-To-Play” trailer for its upcoming railroad simulation game, Railway Empire (2018). Beginning in the 1830, the game covers 100 years of railroad development in North America, with five distinct eras of steam innovation. Railway Empire requires prospective rail tycoons to acquire train sets, own stations, and carefully manage their… Read More NEW HOW-TO-PLAY TRAILER FOR RAILWAY EMPIRE

AMTRAK WINTER PARK EXPRESS EXPANDS FOR 2018

Following a successful inaugural season in 2017, Amtrak’s Winter Park Express train will expand its service for the coming 2018 ski season. Running a return service between Denver, Colorado’s Union Station and Winter Park Resort, the Winter Park Express can accommodate more than 500 riders seeking the slopes of the resort 67 miles west of… Read More AMTRAK WINTER PARK EXPRESS EXPANDS FOR 2018

MIDWEST CHARGER – NEW AMTRAK LOCOMOTIVES IN MIDWEST

New Amtrak locomotives are rolling out across the US Midwest. Made by Siemens in Sacramento, California, the new “Midwest Charger” engines will operate within Amtrak’s five-state network of Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin and Missouri. The locomotives commenced operations in Wisconsin and Illinois at the end of August. The engines feature the new Amtrak Midwest logo.… Read More MIDWEST CHARGER – NEW AMTRAK LOCOMOTIVES IN MIDWEST