Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Co

D&SNG to offer bus service between Durango and Silverton

In lieu of trains, the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad will send tourists to Silverton by bus. The D&SNG announced Monday that with the reopening of U.S. Highway 550, it will run bus...

DATE: June 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Food donations come to Silverton as 416 Fire cuts into tourism

The Silverton School gymnasium is nearly full with food donations that have been delivered during the past week. “We’re really grateful for the camaraderie and generosity of our neighboring...

DATE: June 17, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 day 6 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango train faces tough questions going forward

Not since the Missionary Ridge Fire in 2002 has the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad been out of service for so long over the summer months. The raging wildfire 16 years ago – which...

DATE: June 15, 2018 | UPDATED: 2 days 15 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County approves Stage 3 fire restrictions

La Plata County entered Stage 3 fire restrictions Tuesday, the most stringent category of rules the county has the authority to put in place to reduce the risk of wildfire. The county, which had...

DATE: June 12, 2018 | UPDATED: 6 days 5 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Economic pain from 416 Fire hits home

The economic costs of the 416 Fire are adding up. The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad has furloughed 150 seasonal employees, Purgatory Resort has canceled several weddings and group...

DATE: June 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Irongate residents among first to attack 416 Fire

Al Chione loves to watch the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge train chug past his house several times a day north of Durango. But as a former volunteer firefighter, he is also keenly aware of the...

DATE: June 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Narrow Gauge Day celebrates start of the railroad’s season

The first trains to Silverton this year will pull out of the station Saturday morning. The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad will celebrate the occasion on Friday with its Narrow Gauge...

DATE: May 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Railroad nationally recognized for fire mitigation

FireWise of Southwest Colorado recently announced that the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad was named as one of nine 2018 Wildfire Mitigation Award winners during the Feb. 28 International...

DATE: March 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Talk about town: Durango train featured in Netflix series

The original series “Godless” is streaming on Netflix and features a familiar Durango sight in its first episode: the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad. The seven-episode television drama...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2018 | COLUMN: Talk about Town