Durango/Silverton locomotive gets restored

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DURANGO, Colo. (KRQE) – There was a big milestone at the Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad.

Locomotive #493 just went through a multi-year, multi-million dollar rebuild and restoration. Friday, the train hit the line for the first time in decades for operational testing. Officials say the locomotive should be part of regular service later this year.

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