Lunch Train Experience

Enjoy spectacular scenery throughout the Royal Gorge while enjoying excellent service and a fantastic lunch in the Royal Gorge aboard our partially glass-domed car, elegant dining car or casual club car.

Explore The Royal Gorge

Take in the full scenic splendor of the Royal Gorge aboard the Royal Gorge Route Railroad Lunch Train.

Enjoy freshly prepared entrees from our 403 Grill bistro-style menu, made with the very best Colorado ingredients, served by our professional servers. Pair your leisurely lunch in the Royal Gorge with any of our fantastic wines, Colorado micro-brews, or cocktails from our full-service bar.

Wander out to our open observation car any time to enjoy the 360° views of the Arkansas River, geological formations of the Royal Gorge, and historic sites while the wind carries echoes of an era gone by.



  • 4 star rating Dining on the rails We had a club car experience and it was wonderful! Our seats were on the south side of the train and it had an incredible view for the duration of... read more - EliLap24 - 6/25/2020 

    5 star rating Great time. Very fun! Inside car gets a little chilly so bring a light sweater. Friendly staff made us feel so comfortable. Train ride awesome and view was great!! Female conductor was... read more - debdanjo3 - 6/23/2020 

    5 star rating Great Experience This a must do in Colorado springs. We went to the Royal Gorge bridge prior to riding the train and it really made a difference. The river is spectacular... read more - RobertD4137 - 6/22/2020 

  • 5 star rating Fun day trip This was my first time on a passenger train and it didn’t disappoint. We sat in the Vista Dome and the views were amazing. It was nice to... read more - herowannabe - 6/20/2020 

    5 star rating Moments Make Memories Enjoying nachos and Prosecco, delivered by Acacia. She’s funny, efficient, quick, and a wealth of knowledge - Nicole G. - 6/17/2020 

    4 star rating Great views and service, food just ok Took the dome car with our family of five, all sat together, it was very comfortable, but if it’s a nice day I would’ve gone coach and spent the ride... read more - RTMamacita - 6/14/2020 


Adventure awaits

Hop aboard the Royal Gorge Route Railroad and experience a one-of-a-kind adventure through the Royal Gorge and Colorado Rockies. Departing daily from the Santa Fe Depot in Canon City.

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