Operation of Zilker Zephyr

The Austin Parks & Recreation Department is saddened by the temporary closure of the Zilker Zephyr. The Zephyr is more than a train ride through Zilker Park, it’s part of Austin’s history and a cultural institution. The Department takes the operation of this beloved amenity seriously and is working to secure a contract for future operations.
A rainstorm in May 2019 caused severe erosion to an embankment supporting part of the train’s track. Staff met with the train…