The Fort Collins Municipal Railway is a non-profit and all volunteer organization that was originated in 1980 to complete the restoration of Car 21 and a 1.5 mile line from City Park to Howes Street in Fort Collins, Colorado. Today the Fort Collins Municipal Railway provides a heritage streetcar experience to the greater Fort Collins area.
Car 21 had sat in a park for nearly three decades until the Fort Collins Municipal Railway purchased it and began restoration. The line on West Mountain Avenue was rebuilt and the car was restored. Today the car operates on weekends from May through September each year. Visitors can stop by and visit the cars that are situated at Fort Collins that are undergoing restoration. The barn on North Howes Street is open to the general population. Whenever the doors of the barn are open visitors can stop in and view the work being done on other streetcars. Currently there are four street cars, three of which are undergoing restoration.
Free rides are offered in the summer from mid to early May through the middle of June on Car 21. On both mother's day and father's day, moms and dads ride free.