WINTER PARK, Colo. (CBS4) – Amtrak’s Winter Park Express saw record numbers for the 2018/2019 season. Officials say more than 19,000 round-trip tickets were purchased.

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That’s the most since the service re-launched in 2017; a seven percent increase from the previous year and an eight percent increase from 2017.

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This season, Amtrak added a sightseeing lounge car and snack and beverage services.

Officials say the additions plus great ski conditions helped with the visitor jump.