All Aboard the Niles Canyon Railway!

On select weekends through October 2024, you are invited to hop on board Niles Canyon Railway’s diesel locomotives for a scenic trip through Niles Canyon. Photo:

SUNOL/FREMONT – Experience a railroad museum where the exhibits come to life! The Pacific Locomotive Association, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that operates Niles Canyon Railway. This living history museum is dedicated to informing all generations about the significant role railroads played in the development of California and the United States. Their mission is to develop and operate a working railroad museum for the benefit of the general public, increasing the education, enjoyment and appreciation of America’s western railroads. Visitors can also examine railroad artifacts on display and interpretive educational exhibits at the Sunol Depot.

You’re invited aboard Niles Canyon Railway’s locomotives for a scenic trip through Niles Canyon. Photo:

Niles Canyon Railway July 2024 Train Schedule
Trains operate the 2nd and 3rd weekends of each month. Departing from Sunol Station and going to Niles Station at 10:30am and 1pm on Saturdays and Sundays.

July 12 & 26, 2024 (Diesel)


July 13 & 20, 2024 (Diesel)

July 14 & 21, 2024 (Diesel)

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2024 Fares
Adults – Diesel: $25 / Steam: $30
Seniors (62+) and Kids (3-12) – Diesel: $15 / Steam: $20
Children 2 & under – FREE