Deadly Railroad Crossing Near Trinidad Was Eyed For Safety ImprovementsA railroad crossing in southern Colorado where five family members, including three young girls, were killed when an Amtrak train slammed into their minivan had been targeted for safety improvements for years.
Amtrak Says Southwest Chief's New Mexico Routes To RemainAmtrak will stick with its existing New Mexico route of the Southwest Chief passenger train, according to the company.
Talks Planned About Future Of Winter Park Ski TrainAs the first Ski Train in six years pulled out of Denver's Union Station, a conductor checking his smartphone read out a report that traffic was already stop-and-go on the highway to the mountains.
Tickets Sell Out For Train From Downtown Denver To SlopesAll 400 tickets were sold within 12 hours for a one-day, roundtrip ski-train excursion from downtown Denver to Winter Park, according to spokesmen for the resort and Amtrak.
$12.5M To Repair Amtrak Route In Colorado, KansasA $12.5 million federal grant will pay for urgent repairs on the route of Amtrak's Southwest Chief in western Kansas and eastern Colorado, but funding for upgrades in southern Colorado and New Mexico remains uncertain.
Developers Have Big Plans For Union StationAmtrak service has returned to Union Station and developers hope the site will eventually be a transportation hub for the entire region.