Royal Gorge Railroad

About the Train

Experience America’s most spectacular rail journey aboard the Royal Gorge Route Railroad. In 1905, President Teddy Roosevelt described it best as “the trip that bankrupts the English language!” Come experience not just a memorable train ride through the Colorado Rockies, but also enjoy classes of service where we combine gorgeous scenery, great service, with delicious food, sourced locally and prepared fresh right on board the train for lunch. The train is running DAILY in Coach and Vista Dome. Welcome Aboard!



Historic Royal Gorge Route Railroad

Historic Royal Gorge Route Railroad

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Classes of Service

Coach Class


Relax into comfortably cushioned high-back seats with expansive windows that showcase the pristine views throughout one of Colorado’s grandest canyons.Fresh, delicious, locally sourced ingredients combine to make our 403 menu (named after our 1950’s locomotive) a favorite for breakfast and lunch aboard Coach and Vista Dome.


Our chef’s bistro-style menu features popular appetizers and other favorites like breakfast burritos, pancakes, & omelets on our 9:30 PM departure, and Basil Chicken Panini, grass-fed angus & buffalo burgers served on our 12:30 departure. All entrees are prepared on board and many are made with fresh ingredients grown or raised right here in Colorado.


Vista Dome Class


Our Vista Domes offer the most spectacular views of the breathtaking Royal Gorge and the mighty Arkansas River. Vista Dome offers comfortable booth-styled seats for a relaxing trip through this meandering canyon.


Fresh, delicious, locally sourced ingredients combine to make our 403 menu (named after our 1950’s locomotive) a favorite for breakfast and lunch aboard Coach and Vista Dome. The chef's bistro-style menu features popular appetizers and other favorites like breakfast burritos, pancakes, & omelets on our 9:30 AM departure, and Basil Chicken Panini, grass-fed angus & buffalo burgers served on our 12:30 departure.

Packages Available

The Royal Gorge Route Railroad is a scenic 2-hour ride through the Royal Gorge, along the mighty Arkansas River... a trip enjoyed by people of all ages.


Want to ride the train and do something a bit more adventurous off the beaten track? Full day Jeep & Train packages are available from Colorado Jeep Tours Use the BOOK NOW button below to book a ride on the train, or a Jeep & Train package.


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