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Niles Canyon Railway kicks off its spring season on Saturday

Original post made on Mar 25, 2013

The Niles Canyon Railway kicks off its spring season with an all steam weekend April 6 and 7. Two trains will run between Sunol and Niles (Fremont) through scenic and historic Niles Canyon. Featured is the public debut of the newly restored Clover Valley #4 as well as the Quincy #2. The NCRy will run public excursions on the first and third Saturdays and Sundays each month through August. A steam and diesel locomotive is scheduled to operate on each weekend. Trains from Sunol Station depart hourly between 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. and Niles from 11:20 a.m. and 2:20 p.m. The round trip takes approximately an hour and a half.More information on the web at

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Posted by Bill Rudolph
a resident of Downtown
on Mar 25, 2013 at 8:41 am

I have noticed that the tracks have been installed from Sunol towards Pleasanton. What is the plan for service on these newly installed tracks? Will the Niles canyon Railway to go all the way to Pleasanton?