MANITOU SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4) – Construction on the Broadmoor Manitou & Pikes Peak Cog Railway is chugging along towards its reopening in May 2021. The railway track renovation recently reached its halfway completion point. The highest railroad in America has been closed for about three years.
The Pikes Peak Cog Railway is right on track as we near the 50 percent completion point!READ MORE: Winter Park Resort Donates $40,000 To Grand County Search & Rescue
Check the details in our bio link now. pic.twitter.com/aTwtioyKNA
— Pikes Peak Cog Railway (@PikesPeakRail) August 17, 2020
It has a new reconstructed mountain view siding that’s about 4.5 miles long into the 9 mile line.READ MORE: Restaurant Owners Still Face Challenges Despite Lifting Of Some COVID Restrictions
A coat of paint brings the new trains one step closer to being Pikes Peak ready. A sneak peek at our locomotives! pic.twitter.com/KgpzHbwedH
— Pikes Peak Cog Railway (@PikesPeakRail) September 9, 2020
Since March of last year the track has been undergoing a $100 million upgrade.MORE NEWS: COVID In Colorado: Muslim Worshippers Observe Holy Month Of Ramadan With Some Changes
You can check on the progress by visiting cograilway.com.