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Panama Canal Railway

Colon, Panama
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“dome car” (11 reviews)
“glass roof” (6 reviews)
“panama canal” (37 reviews)
Colon, Panama
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you come to Panama City this is a must do! Cab to Albrook Bus station. Take Express bus to Colon, ride train back. Cab ride back to hotel. the experience is amazing! You see the canal, the huge lake that supplies the water, there...More

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rather than travelling by coach, if you get the opportunity to let the Panama Canal Railway train with observation car and bar take the strain you will follow the Canal for most of the route to the Miraflores Locks through forests, villages and lakes while...More

Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

I love train rides. Seriously, I'm the person loving the train that circles amusement parks. This ride along the Panama Canal was very enjoyable. We sat in a business car because we arrived at the train station literally seconds before departure. I recommend piling your...More

Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 23 July 2017

If you have time dont miss the opportunity to see Panama Canal by taking a train ride Colon to Miraflores. You can choose morning or afternoon and will not be disappointed with the views. There are open air viewing places as well as an enclosed...More

Thank Allgoodthyngs
Reviewed 25 June 2017

We matched this up with a trip to Colon/Portobelo - took the train there and got a ride back to Panama City. It provides a snack and coffee. Bring cash, they might not have the credit card machine working. It was a nice, comfortable trip.

Thank jcharanis
Reviewed 6 June 2017

This is an awesome trip. I've ridden many RR excursions, and this could well be the best of them all. We took the afternoon train, which runs from Colon to Miraflores. The dome car has A/C and provides fantastic views of the canal and surroundings....More

4  Thank dlchambers
Reviewed 3 April 2017

The glass ceiling cart is an amazing way to see Panama from coast to coast. They also have small open carts that you can walk to and really get a close look at the sights. There's a bar so you can have a drink while...More

1  Thank Rebekah B
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Our tour group took the once-a-day afternoon train from Colon back to Panama City alongside the canal. It was fun to watch things from the train window. The train was clean and comfortable. Oddly, they offered us a snack box on the way out of...More

Thank Janie W
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Riding in the observation car you can appreciate the planning and engineering that went into the construction of this railroad. Traveled from Colon to Panama City in just a short period of time but it was easy to imagine what ti was like before there...More

1  Thank Fred G
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I did this train ride as part of a tour with Thomson cruises and really enjoyed it. You do not see much of the Panama canal railway but it was great to travel through the vast array of tropical forests in Panama. The carriages are...More

1  Thank Becky H
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Response from Allgoodthyngs | Reviewed this property |
No baggage restrictions that I'm aware of
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28 March 2017|
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Response from Fred G | Reviewed this property |
The railroad is scenic, rapid and safe. If their schedule works, take it.