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Business as Usual on the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad

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Concerns Expressed for Everyone Affected but Wildfires Not Impacting Historic Train ANTONITO, COLO & CHAMA, NM, June 3, 2018….The Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad expresses its concern for the people affected by the Northern New Mexico and Southern Colorado wildfires, but continues to operate all trains as scheduled.  The historic steam train, which runs  64 miles of track between Antonito, Colorado and Chama, New Mexico, is not impacted by the wildfires, which are more than 100 miles away.

“We are sorry to hear our friends at the Durango Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad are temporarily ceasing operations and applaud them for exercising caution and putting safety first,” said John Bush, president of the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad.

The Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad is the highest, longest and most authentic steam-operated railroad in America.  It was awarded National Historic Landmark Designation in 2012 and is owned jointly by the states of Colorado and New Mexico.

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