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This tour on the newly restored Panama Canal Railway, the western hemisphere's first transcontinental railroad, follows the east bank of the canal that offers excellent views of the waterway and rainforests along its shoreline.
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A pleasant train rice, perfect for kids. It's somewhat disorganized and many employees are rude. It does bring you to Colon, but no idea why you would want to go there! It's nice if you go as a family.
The doors open and crowd runs up to counter. No line formed and if you pay with cash you get in faster so take cash. Then everyone runs to train and first ones get to get into observation car. I sat in the car with...More
Great train ride from the Atlantic to the Pacific cutting through the isthmus! So much history here (read up about it before you go) and lovely scenery en route, appreciated especially when riding in the dome car. A meal is included!
Took the train from Panama City to Colon. Purchased my ticket directly at the local train station. USD 25/ one-way. Train leaves at 7:15am, station opens at 6:30h. It only rides Mo-Fr. For the return tickets are sold directly on the train. Cash only!
It was still dark out when we arrived, but the office was fast and efficient, we boarded with excellent seats in the observation car. We were given beverages and snacks and headed out on time for a very pleasant ride. At the terminus we took...More
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Hey Fillmyboots, if I was on a balcony of cruise ship through the canal, I would skip the Panama City Railway. You will be right in the heart of the best parts. The railway goes in and out and really does not go by the... More
Hey Fillmyboots, if I was on a balcony of cruise ship through the canal, I would skip the Panama City Railway. You will be right in the heart of the best parts. The railway goes in and out and really does not go by the locks at all. Also, the stations are just platforms, nothing interesting.