Railroad Network in Colorado
Some of the more well known of these include Ski Train, Georgetown Loop Railroad, Rio Grande Scenic Railroad, Pikes Peak Cog Railway, RTD Light Rail, Leadville Co, Southern Railroad Company, and Amtrak.
The Georgetown Loop Railroad runs through the Devil’s Gate Bridge and offers tourists an excellent trip through the Rocky Mountain region of the state. The Rio Grande railroad organizes regular trips through Alamosa and Great Sand Dunes National Park. The Pikes Peak Cog Railway of Colorado passes through Manitou Ave and Ruxton Ave and provides tourists with a unique way to enjoy Colorado's rich natural scenic beauty.
The Denver Pacific Railroad was the first to construct a railway line in 1870 that connected Denver, Cheyenne, and Wyoming. Colorado had 3,514 miles of total railway lines in 2000.
The Colorado State Map points out several towns that are connected by the well-laid railway tracks of the state. Denver, Aurora, Graby, Fruita, and Salida are some of the towns that are easily accessible by the rail routes of Colorado.
Last Updated on: May 12, 2017