After a highly success inaugural year, Amtrak’s Winter Park Express is adding 3 more Friday round trips bringing a total of 27 round-trips between Denver’s Union Station and the Grand County ski area next ski season.
The service begins Friday, Jan. 5 and run each Saturday and Sunday through March 25, with round-trips on Friday Feb. 2 and Friday, March 2. Each train holds 500 skiers who travel through Moffat Tunnel which exits in Grand County at the base of the ski area. A new platform was built adjacent to the slopeside village to improve the experience train riders.
Denver area businesses had requested Amtrak and Winter Park ski area for more trips for corporate events and the expanded Friday service is designed to accommodate groups.
Adult tickets start at $29 each way and children ages 2-12 ride for half fare with a ticketed adult. Groups can book by calling 800-USA-1GRP for packages that include the train, skiing and lodging. Visit amtrak.com/winterparkexpress for tickets and information.
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