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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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We chose to have a lie in and get a car, hotel sorted for us to Colon to catch the late pm train back to Panama. We were advised Colon not the safest of places and to do it this way was substantially cheaper than...More
The railway does not run at weekends, but in the morning from Panama City to Coon and at 5pm in the reverse direction.
If you go on your own the journey is $25; the tours are very expensive. I caught a bus from Panama City...More
We rode the train from Colon to close to Panama City. I didn't get to see what I was hoping for as there were a lot of trees on the route and it is quite expensive to take a ride.
Drinks and snacks were available...More
I went on a day-trip from Panama City to Colon. This train is a great way to get there. Only used by tourists, but it gives you a great view of the land during the ride. Service on board is good with coffee and a...More
Was really looking forward to this as it runs alongside the canal. While this is true you don't get to see the canal all the time. In fact, you get to see jungle most of the time. And at $25 for a one way trip...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.