We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Niles Canyon Railway - Train of Lights 2011”

Niles Canyon Railway
Ranked #4 of 30 things to do in Fremont
Attraction details
Reviewed November 28, 2011

This past weekend I had the pleasure of enjoying a trip on the annual Niles Canyon Railway's Train of Lights. We left the Niles station at 4:15pm and returned about 5:25pm. It was great! 15 cars all lit up and filled with happy folks.

Ages ranged from "just arrived" to Santa Claus <g>. The staff was wonderful. Everyone was helpful and willing to answer questions. We were encouraged to walk through all the cars which is what we did. As the sun set, the train's lights got brighter looking until they were the only thing you could see in the darkened canyon.

We arrived back into Niles which was all lit up as well. Everyone seemed to enjoy themselves and were friendly. I highly recommend this as a special treat to yourself and anyone you want to share it with. The sounds of the train were a true delight.

Sit anywhere you want. Inside or outside. Move about. Wonderful :)

2  Thank Christina G
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a ReviewReviews (106)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
All reviews
"christmas lights"
in 7 reviews
"steam locomotive"
in 7 reviews
in 5 reviews
"open car"
in 5 reviews
"hot cocoa"
in 3 reviews
"volunteer staff"
in 3 reviews
"passenger cars"
in 2 reviews
"nice ride"
in 2 reviews
"train car"
in 2 reviews
"railroad trip"
in 2 reviews
"old west"
in 2 reviews
"wonderful volunteers"
in 2 reviews
"special events"
in 4 reviews
"antique shops"
in 3 reviews
"certain times"
in 2 reviews
"special treat"
in 2 reviews
"whole family"
in 3 reviews

105 - 106 of 106 reviews

Reviewed January 1, 2017
Google Translation

This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Travelers who viewed Niles Canyon Railway also viewed


Been to Niles Canyon Railway? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing