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Panama Canal Railway Company

Panama City, Panama
+507 317-6070
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This tour on the newly restored Panama Canal Railway, the western hemisphere's first transcontinental railroad, follows the east bank of the canal that offers excellent views of the waterway and rainforests along its shoreline.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Panama City, Panama
+507 317-6070
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and a friend travelled on a dry weekday afternoon in mid-August. Operation schedule (Monday to Friday): Corozal (7:15am) to Colon (8:15am). Colon (5:15pm) to Corozal (6:15pm). Our hotel was in Panama City, so we took an 'Express' bus fare from Albrook to Colon (90...More

Thank jonotennis
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We took train from Colon to Panama City along the Channel. Old train with the bar and great views was great experience!

Thank Pavlína S
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We took train from Panama city to Colon . 25 american dollars..we had a Private guide For the Day..DOUG is the MAN... Box lunch & Coffee are provided ...map provided ... Cons, train Employees do not advise of trains location during ride...short 1.5 hour ride...More

Thank sleeper h
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

We took the train ride from Panama City to Colon and returned by car. This was arranged by City Discovery Tours. We were picked up at our hotel and dropped at the station then picked up at Colon station for the return trip by road....More

Thank John G
Reviewed 26 May 2017

the price is so good. no swet. lots of people though you have to rush but it is worth it you sit and relax and get a good view of the place

Thank desscorp
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Travelled with husband and 9 year old son. We all really enjoyed the journey. Make sure you arrive early to get a good seat as the train was busy. Great views throughout journey. Arranged to be met at Colon to visit San Lorenzo fort and...More

Thank Jackie K
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Great and love the big ship through Panama Canal. Nice view and great experience. Learn how the locks raise ships more 90 feet above the Caribbean sea.

Thank Robert F
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We enjoyed our smooth rail trip across Panama. We were in the beautiful observation car, where you're served snacks and drinks by an excellent staff. From the train you get to see the Panama Canal, as well as the forest, river, and lakes. At the...More

Thank Southcityca
Reviewed 16 April 2017

On my way to Portobelo, I decided to take the train to Colon. I was aware of the pitfalls: It leaves you at an isolated station, you're not even in Colon, it's a rough province. Sure, all those are true, but the train and trip...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2017

The train takes you back and forth between the the two locks. We took a private tour from the Pacific side to the Atlantic side, looked around for most of the day and spent several hours watching ships pass through the new locks. We took...More

Thank Ggdkaye
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30 September 2016|
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Response from Capo_in_B | Reviewed this property |
Hey Fillmyboots, if I was on a balcony of cruise ship through the canal, I would skip the Panama City Railway. You will be right in the heart of the best parts. The railway goes in and out and really does not go by the... More
19 July 2016|
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Response from MaruyEnrique | Reviewed this property |
The train departs early morning (7 something) and returns in the afternoon. I do not recall the guide. We visited the port and the stores. We had lunch in a restaurant there.
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