In terms of being an old train station it is still active because they have trains that run between Fremont and Sunol. As well, this is a great outing.
Niles Canyon Railway
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Put on your railroad cap ... and get on a real rocking-n-rolling diesel smoking or steaming train from the Niles Canyon Railway organization ... from Fremont to Sunol and return. Summer adventures on the train, bring along some shade (or change from seat to seat...More
My wife and I recently walked about the Niles Canyon Railway museum while waiting for one of the Niles Concerts in the Square (the area in front of the museum) to begin, and several years ago we took a ride on one of the restored...More
This is worth a quick walk through to see a local historic train station and preserved train car. Very small site. Most appropriate for toddlers or small children.
I took my elderly parents on a ride. Tehy enjoyed it loots--no walking opern air, woods and countryside, narrow canyons, bird, creeks, nature--very pleasant ride
November 21 was the opening day of the beautiful Niles Canyon Christmas train. The train is 1/2 mile long and every car is decorated differently. Santa comes to visit and you can walk thru each car from front to back to see all the decorations....More
The Nile's Canyon Historic Railroad, Is a antique Steam Locomotive and antique passenger cars to Sunol, where it takes a 15 minute break. Many people get a quick snack, then it is off to the return trip to Nile's.. The scenery through Nile's Canyon is...More
Catch the train in Sunol for a truly spectacular trip through Niles Canyon to the Fremont neighborhood of Niles. This is a wonderful excursion for adults as well as families. Plan enough time to disembark in Niles, a quaint district with a variety of antique...More
The train is an old fashioned train with pretty views. There are some indoor coaches and some outdoor coaches. It travels through a canyon so you see lots of trees and some wildlife. There is one restroom on the train and at certain times of...More
A few times a year Niles Railway offers a Wine Train. We traveled from Sunol to Niles and back again. Tasted excellent wines, learned about wines, admired beautiful scenery and met some wonderful volunteers! Very relaxing! Will definitely do this one again!!