21, 2020 CHAMA, NM and ANTONITO, CO, SEPTEMBER 4, 2020….Thanks to yesterday’s announcement that quarantine restrictions have been lifted, New Mexico residents can now travel to low risk states like Colorado. This is big news for the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad (C&TSRR) which is jointly owned by the states of Colorado and New Mexico and runs between Antonito, Colo and Chama, NM.
Currently running out of Antonito, the C&TSRR will begin departures from Chama, NM on September 21, 2020. “We encourage New Mexico residents to escape the heat this Labor Day Weekend with an adventurous ride on the nation’s most scenic train,” said John Bush, president of the C&TSRR.
Fall colors are just starting to turn, and the Cumbres & Toltec is particularly gorgeous steaming past thousands of colorful aspen trees.” New Mexico residents are now allowed to cross the border and board the train in Antonito, Colo., only a half-hour from Taos, NM. There are departures six days a week, Mon.