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Niles Canyon Railway

6 Kilkare Rd, Niles Station, Fremont, CA
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Nice train ride thru the country side between Fremont and Sunol.

The train car was covered but open. Nice ride during the summer time especially when it is sunny... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
Diem922
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Fremont, California
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This is a wonderful relaxing ride and you get to see sights you don't normally see when driving... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2017
Janice A
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Fremont, California
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6 Kilkare Rd, Niles Station, Fremont, CA
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Reviewed 23 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
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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
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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.

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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
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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
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Reviewed 15 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
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Reviewed 22 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
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Reviewed 22 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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Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

This train ride through Niles Canyon is awesome! It's so festive during the holidays, as the colorfully lit train winds around each of the canyon's curves.

Thank Donna S
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Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We took the Christmas train with our friends just Before Sunset. On the way back it was dark and the whole train lit up. It was absolutely fun and fantastic with Christmas music, a snack bar, Santa Clause, young children and families having a wonderful...More

Thank Jean B
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