WINTER PARK – Enthusiastic train and resort officials gathered Thursday to unveil the only slopeside rail service in the country.

Weekend passenger train service between Denver’s Union Station and a new rail platform steps from the slopes of Winter Park starts Jan. 7, reviving a winter ski train experience that has been dormant since 2009 but lingers in the indelible memories of skiers who traveled the historic route since its inception in 1940.

The details of the Amtrak Winter Park Express rail service: