Ride a Caboose
Rent a Train
The Pacific Locomotive Association, Inc. operates the Niles
Canyon Railway as a living history museum interpreting the importance of our heritage railroads
in the development of California and our nation.
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THE PACIFIC LOCOMOTIVE ASSOCIATION, INC.,
OPERATORS OF THE NILES CANYON RAILWAY, PRESENT THE
2012 Niles Canyon Railway
Train of Lights
We have two stations for our Train of Lights this year;
There will only be one train operating from each station this year.
Read our Frequently Asked Questions and Answers.
This is our annual fundraiser event. There are no refunds.
The round-trip ride is about an hour long, covering a 13-mile round trip.
Thank you for supporting our Western Railway Heritage Museum.
General Seating tickets are $25*, and this means that you will have a seat on the train, but there is no guarantee that your group will all sit together. (*General Seating tickets are $17 on three Wednesdays; 28 NOV, 5 DEC and 12 DEC.)
Please read our Frequently Asked Questions and Answers page for more details, including how families and large groups can board and sit together.)
Reserved Seating tickets are $40**, and there is a limited quantity for each train. You can ride in the Holiday Club Lounge car, and you can find out more about this premium experience. We will also have limited Reserved Seating in the Dome Observation Car, with snacks and drinks included. (** The Holiday Club Lounge car requires a ticket for everyone, regardless of age. The Dome Observation Car require tickets for ages 3 and above.)
A Private Caboose costs $600, for up to 24 people, and it includes a docent to answer your questions about the railway.
Locomotive and Train consists will depend on the availability of our antique equipment.