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Reviewed 11 September 2019 via mobile

Tour guide was very informative. We got off ship and onto a bus to get to the railroad cars. Nice comfortable trip!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank PamLM
Reviewed 13 May 2019

Our family of 4 (with 6 month old and 3 year old) took a one way trip to Colon from Panama City. This is a beautiful activity for little ones. You get to take the train along the Panama canal and see some of the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank jenniferlgf
Reviewed 7 May 2019

So glad we decided to take the train to see the countryside! Truly an amazing experience that won't soon be forgotten! If you're on a time crunch, this is a marvelous way to go! ;)

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Thegster69
Reviewed 29 March 2019 via mobile

My family took the Panama Canal Railway ride from Colon to Panama City. One needs to understand the history of this railway before going on board. It was designed to transport goods from/to Atlantic/Pacific sides on behalf of large ships that couldn’t enter the earlier...More

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank 716sachink
Reviewed 27 March 2019

We were rather confused on arrival as everyone seemed to be in groups with guides and tickets, whereas we just wanted to get home by train to Panama City. The train was there a long time before departure and it was unclear whether we could...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank SheilaW34
Reviewed 20 March 2019

Went to the train station by taxi the train leaves at 7:30am.Paid $25:00 for one way fare. Snack is given with coffee or tea. View from the glass roof is nice. View lakes, green,occasional ships making their way to the Pacific. At the entrance to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Gladys D
Reviewed 4 March 2019

We took the train from Panama City to Colon twice during our two week visit. The first time, on a Monday, the observation car was almost empty. This was very nice for us! The train station also has a number of RR themed items for...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Soars37
Reviewed 21 February 2019

We had booked this tour through our cruise ship and really enjoyed it! The train cars are historic AmTrack cars, which have been restored to it's old glory and modernized (with AC and rest rooms). When we first got on the train it was freezing...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Susanne T
Reviewed 30 January 2019

The ride and staff were terrific. A really fun way to ride from the Atlantic to the Pacific in about an hour. Standing on the platform outside was the highlight, even though we went to great pains for a window seat.

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank TwoNamesTacoma
Reviewed 21 January 2019

included in our tour with the rio chagres and agua clara locks (I think it was the tour number 303 of nativ atours but check with them) the train is roof translucide and goes all theway along the canal track

Date of experience: February 2018
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22 October 2019|
Response from BrygidaG9 |
Hello.Have you bought a ticket for this train? Where? Where does he leave from? I also want to ride this train, but no information ...
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25 April 2019|
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Response from TwoNamesTacoma | Reviewed this property |
Apologies for the late response. We have been traveling again. Remember, you have all day, so you'll need to do something :). Colon is not the safest place. I would plan an excursion or tour with a guide. If you plan to... More
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Response from Soars37 | Reviewed this property |
Tried to see if it was possible to make a reservation for either Thursday or Friday (Apr. 18, 19), and could not find a site to give me the option of a reservation. Suggest you contact one of the Panama tour agencies by... More