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Niles Canyon Railway

6 Kilkare Rd, Niles Station, Fremont, CA
+1 510-996-8420
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Family Fun with Trains!

Caught the train in Sunol for a Sunday ride with family. Parking in Sunol was easy, we carried on... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Fremont, California
Sunol ride on Niles Canyon Railway

Loved the decorations, Santa came by for pictures if you wanted with him and the staff were... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2017
Fremont, California
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6 Kilkare Rd, Niles Station, Fremont, CA
+1 510-996-8420
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Caught the train in Sunol for a Sunday ride with family. Parking in Sunol was easy, we carried on our lunch and purchased drinks onboard. We sat in an open car with a canopy for that perfect blend of being outdoors, but with shade. We...More

Thank Katiedid_5129
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Loved the decorations, Santa came by for pictures if you wanted with him and the staff were awesome.

Thank eportuguesa
Reviewed 22 May 2017

The train car was covered but open. Nice ride during the summer time especially when it is sunny. I took the ride from Sunol going to Fremont. In Fremont you can get off and go to boutique shops, antique shops.

1  Thank Diem922
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

This is a wonderful relaxing ride and you get to see sights you don't normally see when driving through the canyon! It's so amazing, I love it!

1  Thank Janice A
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Really fun to ride on this vintage train and enjoy the scenery in beautiful Niles Canyon. The old train cars are reminiscent of the old west and the pace is slow so you can enjoy the ride.

1  Thank kbwsanfrancisco
Reviewed 16 February 2017

This was a family event that I heard from my coworker (who lives 20 miles away) did and insisted on doing. I did it with my 1 year old and we were all snuggled up who fell asleep in my arms, during the hour-long (?)...More

Thank Char D
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Our family does this every year and started making this our holiday tradition. Train of lights is usually a good experience. Our family usually goes out of Niles Canyon the 4:30 pm train but with the popularity of this attraction we were only able to...More

Thank L B
Reviewed 14 November 2016

I remember traveling on the train from L.A. to Berkeley in 1948 the clickety, click , the sleeper car and the delicious food. Again i traveled from Fremont to Toronto in 1960. For a wonderful summer trip thru Niles Canyon with a sip of wine...More

1  Thank 584shirleya
Reviewed 21 August 2016

This is not an authentically restored historic ride but it is not a regular train either. It's something in the middle. However, you'll see a beautiful canyon, we'll be exposed to a lot of history and everyone around you - both the fellow riders and...More

Thank heckfy
Reviewed 21 August 2016

It was a summer day and we enjoyed the Niles Canyon Railway. The train was full of happy people. Its nice to ride on a warm summer day. The train runs between Fremont and Sunol as an excursion train. They also have a polar express...More

Thank mini
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