Colorado Zephyrs provides excursions and private charters on vintage luxury railroad cars.
Welcome to the world of exclusive private passenger railroad car travel. Private railway passenger cars have a long tradition of providing the finest in personal service and comfort. Since 1986, private car COLONIAL CRAFTS has continued this tradition for the modern traveler.
American Rail Excursions
American Rail Excursions specializes in luxury rail cruises aboard our private passenger cars. Each restored to reflect railroading's golden age.
Classic Rail Cars
Classic Rail Cars owns and operates nine railroad passenger cars that are available for lease or charter.
The Palmetto State is a fully restored 1948 Pullman private railcar. It is available for charter throughout the United States and Canada. The railcar is fully crewed and includes gourmet meals and beverages. There are overnight accommodations for up to 12 guests. The Palmetto State is pulled by Amtrak trains in the United States and VIA trains in Canada. This allows us to offer private charters to almost any major city in either country.
Welcome to the world of Historic Rails Travel Center. Take your next trip in Style aboard the 'Metis'. Built in 1928 by the Canadian Car and Foundry Company. See the majestic U. S. or Canada while relaxing in the plush surroundings of the Observation Lounge. Enjoy your meals while watching the countryside drift past the large windows of the Dining Room. Sleep in one of 4 luxury Bedroom Suites, where the facing seats fold down to form the lower bed and the overhead bed drops down to access the upper berth. There is no substitute for the sheer pleasure of traveling in a Private Rail Car. We operate this 1928 Historic Rail Car which is for rent or lease by individuals or companies.
Train connecting Denver with the Winter Park Resort on a 56 mile route. Our train runs on track owned and operated by the Union Pacific Railroad. Therefore we have to share with other rail traffic. As a result, occasionally our train will be required to slow down or temporarily stop on a railway siding to allow other oncoming freight traffic to pass.
Napa Valley Wine Train
The Napa Valley Wine Train is a year-round gourmet dining excursion through Napa Valley for brunch, lunch or dinner. Special events feature Vintners Luncheons, Murder Mystery Dinners, Family Fun Nights, Sunday Jazz Concerts & more!
Our restored classic American sleeper-lounge-buffet railroad car is the only heavy weight Pullman revenue passenger car still operating in unrestricted train service on the main lines of America. The DOVER HARBOR is completely Amtrak compatible and is available for lease and charter service, mobile and stationary, at locations anywhere in the USA and parts of Canada.
Private Railroad Car 7503: The Francis L. Suter
Charter an elegantly restored 1914 private railroad car to go anywhere in the US and many destinations in Canada and Mexico. This car has a working wood-burning fireplace and the largest bedroom of any railroad car in the US.
J. P. Henderson Private Railroad Car
Among all the travel options available today, whether for business or pleasure, there's a fine line between 'difference' and 'distinction'. The attentive personal services and luxurious surroundings on-board the classic J. Pinckney Henderson private railway car is a distinctively different way to travel!
Northen Sky Rail Charters
Take a luxury train vacation by chartering a private railcar, Northern Sky or Northern Dreams. For a cruise vacation by rail, or private train vacation, contact Northern Sky Rail Charters, America's Premier Luxury railcar. Northern Sky land cruises travel by being added to Amtrak trains.