CUMBRES & TOLTEC SCENIC RAILROAD ANNOUNCES NEW RIDES
Chama, NM & Antonito, Co – February 11, 2014 – CUMBRES & TOLTEC TV SPECIAL
Chama, N.M. & Antonito, CO—New Mexico PBS stations, KENW-3 (Eastern NM) and KRWG-22 (Southern NM, West TX) will broadcast the Emmy award-winning public television special, “The American Experience: Billy the Kid”. Check your local PBS station or stream-live at The American Experience.
Trains depart daily at 10 a.m. from both Chama, N.M., and Antonito, Colo., May 24 through October 19. The round trip is completed by a scenic one-hour drive by deluxe motor coach before or after the rail excursion. Shorter trips are also available.
SUNSET DINNER TRAINS
Trains depart Saturday Evenings at 5pm from Chama, N.M, July 4 through September 13. Dinner is served at Cumbres Pass where live music awaits to entertain and delight. Return to Chama and watch the sunset as train descends slowly.
CINDER BEAR EXPERIENCE
Exciting news for 2014 is that the Cinder Bear Experience has been expanded to 3 days a week. Starting July 6 and running until August 15. On Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, hop aboard the Cinder Bear Experience cars departing with the Daily Excursion trains from Chama, N.M, at 10am, July 4 through September 13. Return by motor coach to Chama in time for Lunch and a Nap.
For those seeking a shorter but still authentic narrow-gauge steam train experience, we are pleased to announce the Cumbres Express. Start in Chama at 10am, return by motor coach to Chama in time for Lunch. Nap optional. July 4 through September 13.
ENGINEER & FIREMAN SCHOOL
The Engineer & Fireman school returns, once again, to the Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad in 2014. Always sold out, this is a once-in-a-lifetime experience to fire a working steam locomotive or be the engineer. Graduate from model trains to real-life-size trains in this amazing experience. Spots are filling quickly — call now to hold your 2014 spot. June through September.
CUMBRES & TOLTEC SCENIC RAILROAD TOP VACATION PICK
Chama, N.M. & Antonito, Colo.— With many options for great summer getaways, a train ride on Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad leads the pack. Riders will experience the authentic West as they pass through New Mexico and Colorado’s most scenic areas on the train. The 2013 Cumbres & Toltec season starts May 25 and runs through Oct. 20, 2013. Learn More.
Chama, N.M. & Antonito, Colo.—Families planning summer vacation this year will be happy to learn about Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad’s new Kids Ride Free program. Children between the ages of 2 and 12 will ride free with the purchase of one full price adult ticket. Learn More.
Chama, NM & Antonito, Co – March 6, 2013 – CUMBRES & TOLTEC TV SPECIAL
Chama, N.M. & Antonito, CO—New Mexico PBS stations, KENW-3
(Eastern NM) and KRWG-22 (Southern NM, West TX) will broadcast
the Emmy award-winning public television special, “Great Scenic
Railway Journeys: Celebrating North Americas Steam Railways”
Albuquerque, NM – January 24, 2013 – The Friends of the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad, Inc. has selected Barker Rinker Seacat Architecture, in association with Kells + Craig Architects, Inc., as the consultant for the architectural design and pre-engineering work associated with the proposed Chama Roundhouse and Visitor Center (RVC) project. Learn More.
CHAMA, NM – Thursday, December 13, 2012 – Cumbres & Toltec Operating LLC, is pleased to announce the hiring of John Bush as President of the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad (C&TSRR). Cumbres & Toltec Operating LLC, is an entity created by the Commission to operate the railroad. The Commission is the sole member of the LLC and Mr. Bush will report to that member. Cumbres & Toltec Operating LLC, took over operation of the C&TSRR in 2012. Learn More.
Chama, NM & Antonito, CO – October 18, 2012 – The Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad, along with the Commissioners and the Friends of the C&TSRR, are pleased to announce the designation of the railroad as a National Historic Landmark (NHL) by Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar. Learn More.