Colorado has a varied and rich tradition in railroads and Colorado trains are among the most scenic in the world. There are many different trains in Colorado, from the Cog system to narrow-gauge to standard-gauge. Here is brief information about each Colorado Railroad.
Manitou and Pikes Peak Cog Railway - The Cog is the oldest running tourist train in Colorado. It has been in operation since 1891. This is a 3 hour and 10 min round trip to the top of America's Mountain, Pikes Peak.
Colorado Railroad Museum - This "can't miss" site for railfans features over 100 historic narrow and standard gauge locomotives and cars exhibited on 15 acres at the foot of North Table Mountain, near Golden, Colorado.
Cripple Creek and Victor - Century-old steam locomotive transports you back to the gold mining days of Cripple Creek & Victor, Colorado. A treat for railroad and history buffs, kids and the whole family.
Cumbres and Toltec - The finest and most spectacular example of steam era mountain railroading in North America.
Durango and Silverton - This historic train has been in continuous operation for 126 years, carrying passengers behind vintage steam locomotives and rolling stock indigenous to the line.
Georgetown Loop - The Georgetown Loop is truly an engineering marvel that takes you high over the Devil's Gate Bridge and winds you through a scenic Rocky Mountain pathway.
Leadville and Southern - Originating in "the highest incorporated city in North America," the LC&S takes passengers along the old Denver, South Park & Pacific and Colorado & Southern lines to the Continental Divide.
Rio Grande Scenic - Steep grades and cliff-hanging curves await you on the new San Luis Express departing from Alamosa, Colorado across the Sangre De Cristo mountains to the historic town of La Veta.
Royal Gorge Route - The Historic Royal Gorge Route Railroad for a breathtaking journey through the Royal Gorge. Choose from coach, parlor class, new glass-topped Vista Domes, gourmet lunch, dinner or murder mystery trains.