2/3/2015-The Pecos League is excited to partner with Amtrak for transporting players along the Southwest Chief Route during the 2015 season. The Southwest Chief has stops in Lamy, NM; Las Vegas, NM; Trinidad, Colorado and Garden City, Kansas.
  • The Northern Division teams will ride the train from Las Vegas, NM to and from Garden City, Kansas and have Mondays as off days when they play in Garden City. Teams will leave Monday and return the following Monday.
  • The Train Departs Las Vegas Eastbound in the mid afternoon daily.
  • The Train Departs Garden City in the early morning daily.
  • The Las Vegas Train Robbers, Santa Fe Fuego, Trinidad Triggers and Garden City Wind are in the Northern Division.

Michael Dwyer, Amtrak Route Director: “Amtrak is proud to welcome aboard players and coaches from the Pecos League riding on our famous Southwest Chief train. They will ‘Enjoy the Journey’ to select games with relaxing travel and scenic views.”

Andrew Dunn of Pecos League “Amtrak has been great to work with, and the Players and Coaches are excited for more relaxed travel as they ride the train to and from games. If it goes well, we will plan to add an additional train route, the Sunset Limited, with service to Alpine, Texas for the 2016 season.”

Bill Moore Manager of Santa Fe Fuego “I think this a great option for the league, players and coaches.”

Joey Herrera Ward III City Councilor from Las Vegas, New Mexico says “It pleases me to hear about the joint agreement between Amtrak and the Pecos League! Both are important and play vital roles to the economy with their direct effect on entertainment and tourism in the Las Vegas area as well as throughout northern New Mexico into Colorado and Kansas.”