AMTK 406 in its CenturyLink wrap rounds the curve at Crescent Siding as the westbound Winter Park Express continues its trip up to the Winter Park Ski Resort.
With the normal "Cabbage" unit used on this route gone to Chicago for inspecting, Amtrak's phase three heritage F40 NPCU was put in until the usual returns. Here the southbound train is ... (more)
Northbound Heartland Flyer
The Colorado Ski Train waits in Denver's Union Station overnight and in the morning will take a load of skiers up to the Moffat Tunnel and the Winter Park ski resort. The train passes through 23 ... (more)
Today began the start of Daylight Savings Time which fortunately gives us an extra hour of daylight. In the late afternoon sun around 5:30 PM, AMTK NPCU No. 406 leads the eastbound Ski Train "... (more)
The Winter Park Express is parked under the iconic sweeping canopy of the Denver Union Station, and shares the platform with the commuter rail trains which come and go every 15 minutes. On Saturd... (more)
Yesterday, January 15th, my girlfriend and I rode Amtrak's Ski Train named "Winter Park Express" between Denver and Winter Park, Colorado. The train consist includes two GE P42DCs, NPCU ... (more)
On Fraser’s tubing hill, some parents have just launched a big group of kids down the hill overlooking Fraser, Colorado, while Amtrak’s Winter Park Express ski train departs town in the background... (more)
The skiers are just finishing up a day on the slopes as Amtrak’s new Winter Park Express ski train departs Fraser, Colorado, at 4:00 p.m. on January 7, 2017. The train takes skiers from Denver to ... (more)
Amtrak EMD NPCU No. 406 is wrapped for Amtrak’s new Winter Park Express passenger service to the ski resort and is used on the east end of the 8-car train. No. 406 sits in the siding at Fraser wai... (more)
The new Winter Park Express waits at the depot for the start of its season taking skiers and snowboarders to the west end of the Moffat Tunnel. At the other end of this train is a fairly standard... (more)
The Winter Park Express has not yet made it's first run on this cold, 8 degrees Fahrenheit evening. The last regularly scheduled ski train left here in 2009.
The new Winter Park Express waits below the neon sign for the start of its season taking skiers and snowboarders to the slopes. The first run is on January 7.
Amtrak exhibit train at the Museum of the American Railroad
406 has been back in Phase III for 5 years and still looks sharp.