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Niles Canyon Railway
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6 Kilkare Rd, Niles Station, Fremont, CA
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Stephen C
Reviewed July 22, 2018

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.

1  Thank Mchangle
Reviewed February 15, 2018

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

2  Thank Milpitas_traveller
Reviewed November 24, 2017

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

1  Thank 584shirleya
Reviewed November 8, 2017

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

3  Thank William S
Reviewed November 7, 2017

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

2  Thank 855antoinettec
Reviewed October 26, 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Profnew
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

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!!

Thank Jeannine S
Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

Not too much to explore if you ever sit in old trains or particularly you are from india, then you will not like this ride too much.

Thank Ankur C
Reviewed August 10, 2017

We purchased the annual membership after seeing how much our toddler enjoyed the ride. We plan to go there on as many Sundays as possible. The ride is peaceful, since kiddo is mesmerized by the movement, whistles, bells and the views. The crew on board...More

1  Thank Ninaad D
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