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TRAINS MAGAZINE 50th ANNIVERSARY 
 - SPECIAL CHARTER -

    Friday August 24thSaturday August 25th, and 
Sunday August 26th
 
  ONLY 8 SEATS LEFT! 
Limited seating is available for this special charter train and photography weekend hosted by Trains Magazine.  The cost is $649.00 and reservations must be called into the Chama Depot at 1-888-286-2737.  
To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the last revenue freight on the legendary Rio Grande narrow gauge, Trains Magazine is hosting this special event featuring a 20-car freight pulled by double-headed Rio Grande K-36 Mikado steam locomotives, including No. 484 from the last run in 1968, and another K-36, which will be presented as No. 483 for this once-in-a-lifetime event.

Participants will enjoy multiple photo run-bys at exclusive locations, two hot lunches and a prime rib dinner with entertainment at Cumbres Pass on Saturday night, a night photo session on Friday, and the splendor of the Rio Grande narrow gauge in the San Juan Mountains.  Every participant will receive a copy of our Colorado Railroads video and our forthcoming video Rio Grande Narrow Gauge Freights, a $50 value, as part of the ticketing. 

Seating is limited and costs $649. More info:

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 Also, please note that online reservations for this special event are not available and you must call the Depot at 1-888-286-2737.

Scheduled events are listed below:
Photo Credit:  R.B. Sperry
Friday, August 24, 2018 - Evening Photo Session, Chama Rail Yard
Saturday, August 25, 2018 - Chama to Antonito special Charter Commemorative Freight Train, Double Header with #484 and #483, hot Lunch at Osier Station, multiple photo run-bys, luxury motorcoach stopping at Cumbres Pavilion for a Prime Rib Dinner & special program.  At the end of the program, luxury motorcoach returning to Chama.
Sunday, August 26, 2018 - Luxury motorcoach transfer from Chama to Antonito, 20 car Freight Train westbound from Antonito to Chama, Double Header with #484 and #483, Multiple photo run-bys, Hot lunch at Osier Station. 
Opening Day, May 26, 2018 and that evening we'll have a special Sunset/Moonlight Dinner Train!!

 

- Ceremonies at both the Antonito and Chama Depots begin at 9 a.m. and include blessings from local nation spiritual leaders and local priests and ministers, Veteran color guards and Boy Scout flag raisings, speeches from local dignitaries and music. 
That evening, featuring DJ El Norteño!  The Osier Dinner Train will be pulled by our special guest #315.  The trip begins by leaving Chama by luxury motorcoach at 2:45 p.m. to Cumbres Station to board the train at 3:15 p.m.  Passengers can also start their trip from Antonito at 2:30 p.m. and be transported by luxury motorcoach to Cumbres to join the group and proceed on to Osier for a prime rib, luscious fish, or savory chicken dinner. 

Osier Dinner Train information here!  

DJ - El Norteño performs at Osier Station for the May 26th Dinner Train!
 
Father's Day Discounts, June 17
4th of July Dinner Train with Fireworks
Wildflower Express, August 5

Father's Day discounts, June 17

- What a special way to celebrate Dad by sharing the thrill of riding together on what USA Today calls the "No. 1 train ride in America." And Dads riding with another full fare adult ride free in coach class! Dads riding with children ages 12 years or younger will get a 50 percent discount on their fare. (Lunch fees still apply.) Make memories you will treasure on Father's Day! Discount applies to all regular departures on Sunday, June 17th, 2018 -- call us at 1-888-286-2737 for details and to book.  
Photo Credit:  Russell O. Bush
Hint:  Dads LOVE a gift of a ride on the C&TSRR for Father's Day...Just sayin'

We've made it easy for you to book that gift for a special Dad, click here. 

 
features sunset views, a patriotic attire contest, dinner on Cumbres Pass, entertainment and viewing from the train for a front-row sight of the fireworks display, before returning to the Chama Depot parking lot at 10 p.m.

4th of July Dinner Train booking here 

 
 
- Learn about the beautiful wildflowers, plant life and fauna along the Cumbres & Toltec from a botanist who will offer commentary about the varied ecosystems the train travels through. Enjoy a special guidebook and several unscheduled stops along the route to observe flora and fauna.

Wildflower/Botany Train booking here

Sunset Dinner Trains with Flair, Fabulous Food and Romance.........
Sunset Dinner Trains - Each train will offer a slightly different theme, but all will feature incredible views of the sunset, entertainment and a delicious dinner on Cumbres Pass. Dates and themes for 2018:
 
May 26, 2018, Opening Day #315 Osier Dinner Train,
Cumbres to Antonito, Entertainment by El Norteno - DJ
Ride under moonlight to Antonito, CO. 

 
4th of July Dinner Train, 5:00 P.M. - Chama to Cumbres and back by train. Entertainment by El Norteño - DJ, special 4th of July contest for patriotic attire. See the best fireworks show from the train at the front row of the display. Passengers are then returned by train to the parking lot at the Chama Depot 10:00 p.m.  Special 4th of Julycontest for patriotic attire 

4th of July Dinner Train book here

 
July 28, 2018Saturday Night Dinner Train, 5:00 p.m. - Chama to Cumbres and back by train 9:00 p.m., Costume Contest, Theme: 1960s and entertainment by Chris Collins, John Denver Tribute Artist.
August 11, 2018, During Chama Days, Saturday Night Dinner Train 5:00 p.m. - Chama to Cumbres and back by train 9:00 p.m. Costume Contest with prizes, Theme: Northern NM fiesta attire and entertainment by Mariachis Azteca of Santa Fe, NM.

Chama Days Mariachis Azteca of Santa Fe Dinner Train book here

September 15, 2018Saturday Night Murder Myster Dinner Train, 5:00 p.m. - Chama to Cumbres and back by train 9:00 p.m., Costume Contest with prizes!!, Theme WWII France, music by El Norteño, with French "flair."

Murder Mystery Dinner Train book here

October 13, 2018, Speakeasy Saturday Night Dinner Train
5:00 p.m. - Chama to Cumbres and back by train 9:00 p.m., Costume Contest: Roaring 20s Wear with prizes!!, Entertainment by James Doyle and the Jazz Collective.
   
Speakeasy Dinner Train James Doyle and the Jazz Collective book here 
 
Get ready for the costumed Speakeasy Dinner Train on October 13, 2018with your Roaring Twenties costumes.
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Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad, Chama Depot, 500 S. Terrace Ave, Chama, NM 87520