Royal Gorge Route Railroad

Step aboard the Royal Gorge Route Railroad to embark upon a breathtaking journey that began 140 years ago. Like a bar-room brawl on wheels, two companies vied for the route and the legal battle dubbed the "Royal Gorge War" began. The victor offered rail service until 1967, but the route laid fallow until a local railroader restored a dozen mid-century rail cars to begin passenger service again in 1999. Today more than 100,000 travelers from around the world ride the Royal Gorge Route Railroad to experience our delicious fare, unforgettable scenery and unparalleled service.