Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad to Resume Passenger Service to Cascade Canyon on June 23

By: Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
The D&SNGRR will resume service on June 23.
The D&SNGRR will resume service on June 23.
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DURANGO, Colo. - June 17, 2020 - PRLog -- The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad (D&SNGRR)™, which offers distinctive year-round rail experiences and special events to passengers of all ages in the remote, scenic wilderness and high-mountain landscape of Colorado's San Juan National Forest, today announced it will resume passenger service to Cascade Canyon for the summer season on Tuesday, June 23. The railroad is offering modified services, limiting guest capacity, and enhanced sanitation procedures to safeguard employee and guest safety.

The D&SNGRR remains committed to the health and safety of its guests, employees, partners, and local community residents. Working closely with regulatory agencies and the state of Colorado, the railroad will begin its summer season with altered services starting June 23, and continuing through at least August 15, depending on COVID-19 restrictions. The D&SNGRR will conduct round-trip excursions via steam and diesel locomotives out of its Rockwood depot to Cascade Canyon Tuesday through Saturday. Due to restrictions, trains will not run to Silverton until after August 15, or until otherwise communicated.

Steam excursions will depart at 9:00 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. MDT, with standard-class enclosed coach ($81 adults 12+; $57 children 4-11) and open-air gondola ($86 adult; $62 child) seating. The diesel excursions will depart at 9:00 a.m. after the steam train with standard-class enclosed coach ($70 adults; $40 children) and open-air gondola ($75 adult; $45 child) seating. Depending on capacity, the railroad may also add a 12:15 p.m. diesel excursion. Please visit www.durangotrain.com for more details.

Guests with current reservations are being given the opportunity to rebook their excursions prior to services being opened to the public. Customers are advised to send an email to info@durangotrain.com with the date, time, steam or diesel service selection, and coach or gondola seating preference for rebooking, and the railroad will send them reconfirmations when processed.

Customers may call (877) 872-4607 to rebook their trips Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. MDT. Please note longer hold times are expected. Customers not interested in rebooking will receive a full refund automatically in the coming days, and do not need to contact the company to cancel. Guests should see refunds on their credit card statements in approximately 10 business days.

The D&SNGRR is making every effort to return to full operating service, and remains committed to ensuring the health and well-being of its patrons and community partners.

For more information about train operations, cancellation of reservations, and rebooking information, please visit www.durangotrain.com/covid-19-faqs-and-rebooking-information#.

Keith R. Pillow, APR, MBA
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