Great Western Railway continues tradition of bringing Santa to Windsor Wonderland on historic Yellowstone railcar

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WINDSOR, COLO. – What could be more fun this holiday season than cookies, hot cocoa and the chance to hang out with Santa on an old-time railcar?

In keeping with tradition, the Great Western Railway of Colorado, LLC (GWR), an affiliate of OmniTRAX, Inc., will be transporting Santa to the Windsor Wonderland festival on their historic Yellowstone railcar, and for the second year in a row they’re offering one lucky family the chance to tour the train and enjoy a VIP experience with Santa.

“Giving back to the communities where we operate is one of our core values, and that is why we love being part of this event,” said OmniTRAX CEO Kevin Shuba.

Tickets for the VIP experience and tour are available at the Windsor Rec Center (250 N. 11th St, Windsor, CO 80550) in exchange for packaged, non-perishable items. You will be able to drop off these donation items between November 27th through Noon on November 30th. The winner will be allowed to bring immediate family only with them aboard the train.  All donated food will go to the Faith United Church Food Pantry.  The winner will be drawn and announced on November 30th.  The winner and their family will enjoy cookies and hot cocoa with Santa right after his arrival in town, and then board the train for a private tour.

The Yellowstone famously carried Teddy Roosevelt across the country during his 1900 whistle-stop campaign tour.  Originally built in 1898, it has since been fully restored.  It is a true classic, and people travel from all over Colorado for the chance to take pictures outside the train.

Santa will arrive at Windsor Wonderland by train at noon.  The day will be filled with coffee, cocoa, cookies, s’mores, a snowball fight, live holiday performances, tons of crafts and more.  A full schedule of events can be found here:

About OmniTRAX, Inc.

As one of North America’s largest private railroad and transportation management companies, OmniTRAX’s core capabilities include providing management services to its affiliated railroad, port, intermodal and industrial switching operations. Through its affiliation with The Broe Group and its portfolio of managed companies, OmniTRAX also has the unique capability of offering specialized industrial development and real estate solutions, both on and off the rail network managed by OmniTRAX. More information is available at

About The Broe Group

Based in Denver, The Broe Group and its affiliates form a privately-owned, multi-billion dollar real estate, transportation, energy and investment organization with assets owned and managed across North America. Together, Broe managed companies employ more than 1,000 people and provide employment for thousands of others through operations such as its Great Western Industrial Park in Northern Colorado. Its transportation affiliate, OmniTRAX, Inc., is one of North America’s largest private railroad and transportation management companies specializing in management services, railroad and port services, intermodal solutions and industrial switching operations. Its energy affiliates include Great Western Oil & Gas Company, the largest private operator in the third most prolific U.S. basin. Broe Real Estate Group acquires, develops and manages office and industrial properties, medical office buildings and multi-family communities across the country, including premier assets in many of the most desirable markets. The Broe Group also has multiple investment affiliates, including Three Leaf Ventures, which is focused on innovative healthcare technology start-ups. For more information, visit