The company Rocky Mountaineer which specalizes in luxuries train journeys has announced a new route from Colorado to Utah which will be available from 2021.
This “Rockies to the Red Rocks” route see’s the train journey through the steep canyons the Colorado, through mountain vistas and amongst some amazing cliff and rock formations as you move through the Moab desert. With the train stopping for an overnight stay in Glenwood Springs you don’t miss any of the amazing scenery as the sun goes down.
The glass dome coaches allow you to fully take in the breathtaking scenery that sorrounds the train through the journey. Enjoying the views isn’t the only thing you’ll be doing on the train though. Guests on the service also get onboard storytelling of the regions, eat five star regional cuisine.
Steve Sammut, president of Rocky Mountainering said the following: “The work to find a new route has been underway for several years as we needed to find a special location with many of the same features we have in western Canada – incredible scenery, iconic destinations and the option for an all daytime, multi-day journey that is best experienced by train, Rockies to the Red Rocks will have all of this and more, and is an opportunity to bring our award-winning Rocky Mountaineer experience to showcase the epic scenery of the southwest United States.” Rocky Mountainering also operates 3 routes in Canada, departing from Vancouver and ending in either Banff, Lake Louise, or Jasper.
In its first season Rocky Mountainering is aiming for 40 departures across 10 weeks from the 15th August to the 23rd of October. For more information or to make a booking visit their website here.