Denver Ski Train to Operate in Winter 2017

Amtrak said it has reached an agreement with Union Pacific to operate the weekend ski train between Denver Union Station and Winter Park, Colorado.

Amtrak logoThe Winter Park Express will operate between Jan. 7 and March 26, 2017, on Saturdays and Sundays with additional roundtrips on Martin Luther King Day and Presidents Day.

The Winter Park Express uses the route of the California Zephyr via Moffat Tunnel.

Adult tickets start at $39 one way and went on sale on Aug. 30

The trains will depart Denver at 7 a.m. and arrive at the resort two hours later. Trains depart for Denver at 4:30 p.m. with an expected 6:40 p.m. arrival time.

Passengers can travel for the day, the weekend or for a week. Two children ages 2-12 can ride for half-fare with each ticketed adult.

For further information, go to Amtrak.com/WinterParkExpress

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