Murder Mystery Trains!

Murder Mysteries on the Royal Gorge Route Railroad!

Murder mystery trains

Enjoy an evening of delicious food, breathtaking scenery, outstanding service and a classic "who dunnit" murder
(Minimum age 12)

The Dinner Train has taken a new twist. World class taste, world class service, and world class entertainment, all
add up to one unforgettable trip! Available on select evenings throughout the year, you’ll be treated to a classic
“who dunnit” murder mystery. Together with the talents of Red Herring Productions, experience the likes of “Murder
in Buffalo Chip” or “Murder Speaks Easy” and try to figure out who committed the crime. Did the gunfighter do it? Did
the widow? Maybe the sheriff. Only one thing is certain, you will enjoy a wonderful dinner, great entertainment and
experience railroading’s most breathtaking train ride!

2008 murder mystery schedule:

May: 24th (limited availability both departures)
June: 20th, 27th
July: 11th, 18th, 25th
August: 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th, 30th
September: 13th
October: 4th
November 15th
December: 13th and 20th

Please note that our tables seat parties of 4. When seated with another couple, you and your guest will be seated
on the same side of the table. Larger groups will be seated at adjacent tables.

Seating is limited and Murder Mystery trains sell out quickly, so make your reservations early online or by calling us
at: 1.888.RAILS.4U or 303-569-1000.

~Royal Gorge Route Railroad~ Murder Mystery Train Menu :


•Appetizer Chef's choice of appetizers that are sure to please!

•Following the appetizer, enjoy a cocktail or glass of wine from the private cash bar, and wander out on one of our
open cars as the train enters the Royal Gorge.

•Shortly after departure, a chilled Summer Greens Salad will be served and Fresh Baked Breads

Choice of Entree:

•Roast Prime Rib of Angus Beef - A generous 14-16 ounce cut served with a scrumptious garlic mashed potatoes
and fresh julliane vegetables.
•Fresh Salmon with Herbed Wild Rice Blend and fresh vegetables.

Dessert: Our Chef will prepare a delicious dessert for you to enjoy!

Every effort will be made to accommodate any special dietary or physical needs. Are you celebrating a special
occasion? Let us know at the time your reservations are made. For questions about accessibility of the train and its
different classes please call the reservations department at 888-724-5748 prior to booking a reservation on our web

Call Dona Basham, Group Sales Manager, 888-724-5748, ext. 157, to book the entire car for your special group.


The Royal Gorge Route Railroad is offering special Murder Mystery Dinner Trains on specially designated
Saturdays, throughout the year, aboard the new "William Jackson Palmer" Dining Car.  Red Herring Productions of
Colorado Springs, CO, led by Don Moon, will be performing "Murder in Buffalo Chip" or "Murder Speaks Easy" while
passengers dine and ride in comfort through the magnificent Royal Gorge.  During the journey the train follows
along the mighty Arkansas River directly through the Royal Gorge, with the towering granite cliffs looming over
1,000 feet above the train.  

This special Murder Mystery Dinner Train departs from the Canon City Depot in Canon City, CO.  The journey lasts
2 1/2 hours, covering a round-trip distance of 24 miles.  The per-person price is $95.00 and includes the train ride
through the spectacular Royal Gorge, the Murder Mystery performance, a 4 course gourmet dinner, and a
complimentary glass of champagne or sparkling cider.  Seating is limited for this special Murder Mystery Dinner train
and reservations are required.

If you are looking for a once in a lifetime experience, how about seeing the magnificent Royal Gorge and the
Arkansas River from the cab of a locomotive?  The Histoirc Royal Gorge Route's up front view with the engineer is
popular with railroad buffs and scenery lovers.  With only two individuals allowed in the cab on each trip,
reservations are a must.  The minimum age is 13.  Call 888-RAILS for details about the cab ride as well as the very
popular gourmet dinner and lunch trains and the murder mystery trains.

Royal Gorge Route Railroad
Santa Fe Depot
401 Water Street
Cañon City, CO 81212
1-888-RAILS-4-U (1-888-724-5748)
Phone:  719-276-4000
FAX #:   719-269-8907

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