North Borneo Railway Steam Train Ride


Tour Code: BPPE09
Departure Time: 9.00AM
Duration: 4 Hours
Meal: Tiffin Lunch
Departure Point: Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

Brief Itinerary

9.00AM meet at Hotel lobby in Kota Kinabalu and proceed to Tanjung Aru Train Station. Discover the history of the North Borneo Railway. See the scenic countryside with the Colonial Style “Tiffin” luncheon served on Board on a half day tour. The British Vulcan Steam Engine Train, fueled by wood, runs gently from Tanjung Aru through the towns of Kinarut and Papar and returns on the same route. See the scenic paddy fields, rubber trees, villages along the railway and their “smiling” lifestyles along the way.


9.00AM – Transfer by coach to Tanjung Aru Train Station.

9.45AM – Board the Steam Train.

10.00AM – Depart from Tanjung Aru Station. Short excursions stops will be conducted – to see the quaint Tien San Shi Temple at Kinarut and the open markets of Papar town. See the turnabout operations of the British Vulcan Steam Engine at Papar Station.

12.30PM – Mid-day. Return to Tanjung Aru Station. The delightful “Tiffin” luncheon will be served on the return trip.

1.45pm – Private transfer back to hotel.

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