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Amtrak - Winter Park Express

Denver, CO - Winter Park Resort, CO


Train Data:


Denver - Winter Park Resort, CO

Route Map


No Data


Seasonal (weekend in winter)


2h 00m (Westbound)

2h 10m (Eastbound)

Train Set



Coach, Coach/Baggage


Station Information:

Station State Time Zone Distance






  1575 m

Colorado State Capitol

Winter Park Resort



 2771 m

Ski Resort

The original Ski Train between Denver Union Station and Winter Park Ski Resort started in 1940 and was discontinued in 2009.  Amtrak provided a special ski trains in March 2015.  Finally, Amtrak officially operated weekend ski trains called "Winter Park Express" from January 7 to March 26, 2017.  Amtrak also operated Winter Park Express in 2018 winter season (Jan. 5 to Mar. 25, 2018). 

2019 winter season, Amtrak operates the ski train from January 4 to March 31, 2019. Winter Park Express runs Saturdays and Sundays only, plus the first two Fridays of each month (Jan. 4 and 11, Feb. 1 and 8, and March 1 and 8).

Winter Park Express schedule is shown below:

  • Depart Union station at 7:00 am MT

  • Arrive to Winter Park at 9:00 am MT

  • Depart Winter Park at 4:30 pm MT

  • Arrive to Union station at 6:40 pm MT


~ Actual Train Consists - Winter Park Express Car Numbers ~

January 14, 2018: Train #1006

at Denver, CO

↑ Denver, CO

P42 Locomotive   193
P42 Locomotive   156
Coach (Superliner II)   34137
Coach/Baggage (Superliner I)   31024
Coach (Superliner I)   34057
Coach (Superliner II)   34107
Coach/Baggage (Superliner I)   31040
Coach/Baggage (Superliner I)   31041
Coach/Baggage (Superliner I)   31045
Coach (Superliner II)   35001


January 14, 2018 (Train #1006, Eastbound)

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Gate to Platform (Winter Park Resort Station)

Boarding (Winter Park Resort Station)

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Boarding (Winter Park Resort Station)

Winter Park Resort Station is located just west of the west portal of Moffat Tunnel

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Skies are loaded to Superliner Baggage

Superliner Baggage (Ski Racks)

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Superliner Coach

Coach Seat with Ski Resort Logo

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Panoramic Night View

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Winter Park Express arrived at Denver, CO

Track 5 for Winter Park Express

Track 4 for California Zephyr

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Winter Park Express Superliner

Ski Racks at Denver Platform

Rio Grande Ski Train (November 2004)

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