SKI TRAIN ADDS CAR TO MEET UNION STATION DEMANDS
As Winter Park prepares for the revival of the historic Denver ski train, the ski area and Amtrak have enlisted CenturyLink as a sponsor of the weekend Winter Park Express.
With strong bookings, the ski area and Amtrak on Thursday announced added capacity on the new rail service between Denver’s Union Station and the Grand County ski area.
“We will be adding an additional car to the inventory because sales are strong,” Amtrak spokesman Marc Magliari said.
Three cars and one locomotive on the Winter Park Express — which runs every weekend from Jan. 7 through March 26, including two holiday Mondays — will be wrapped in CenturyLink logos.
Tickets for the rail service have been on sale since August. In addition to adding capacity, Amtrak said it was expediting group bookings and offering private railcars with upgraded service.
Tickets are available at amtrak.com/winterparkexpress.
A skier in Winter Park heads for his seat on the Denver ski train, bound for Union Station downtown.