The Pacific Locomotive Association, Inc. the operators of the Niles Canyon Railway in conjunction with the American Cancer Society are hosting the 11th Annual Niles Canyon Railway Team Event Fundraiser on Sunday, April 24th, 2022. The train and crew are being donated by the Niles Canyon Railway once again for this event where all proceeds from ticket sales will benefit the American Cancer Society. Come ride our rails in support of the Relay for Life for this one day special set of diesel powered excursions.
NOTE: Highway 84 (Niles Canyon Road) through Niles Canyon will be closed to vehicle traffic the weekend of these rides. Ticketed passengers should enter Sunol from the east/I-680 side of the canyon. Once on Highway 84, please turn right on Main Street in Sunol to access our depot and parking lot. Our Sunol depot location can be found here. Please make sure to leave yourself enough extra time to reach our depot in time depending on where you are coming from. Thanks!
Free wine and beer tasting on the train! Snacks and beverages are also available for purchase on the train. Bring a picnic lunch to eat on the train or in the Sunol Depot Gardens.
A wheel chair lift is available for those needing it or for those where the steps entering and existing our historic cars are challenging.
The train will run in any weather and includes open cars, covered open cars, and enclosed coaches. Our train is equipped with two full bathrooms onboard including one with a baby changing table. Porta-potties are available at our Sunol depot.
Trains depart only from Sunol at 10:30am, 12:30pm, and 2:30pm for this one day event.
It is a 1 hr. & 20 minute round-trip excursion.
No one will be able to to get on or off the train in Niles/Fremont.
Ticket prices Adult: $25 (13+ years old) Child: $15 (Ages 3-12)
Children 2 years of age and under do not need a ticket, but must sit in a lap.
Our Sunol gift shop will be open. We also welcome people to shop our online store before or after your trip.
We love pets, but only trained service animals are permitted to accompany their handler while riding our trains. We appreciate your understanding.
Please read over our COVID-19 Health and Safety policy before booking your tickets and before you arrive on our property.