Things You Can Do Here
- Feel what it is like to go back in time to the days of yore, to the days when British planters cut into the wilds of the Borneo jungle in search of adventure and riches.
- Enjoy tiffin style breakfast, served in colonial style carriages built in Lancashire, before the country’s independence.
- See the impressive Sabah landscape, from milk chocolate colored Padas River (that is used for white water rafting) right to a gorge of pristine jungle.
Why Join The North Borneo Railway Tour?
The North Borneo Railway tour recreates the colonial time when British used to be the master of Borneo.
It is about going back to the old days, where civilization is thousands of miles away from the jungle of Borneo.
Hop on the train to feel what it’s like to be a British officer travelling through the land of the feared headhunters.
North Borneo Railway
- This is the oldest running steam train in Sabah and Borneo
- The steam locomotive, that once plied the tracks through Borneo since the late 1880s, was built in Lancashire, United Kingdom.
- The 5 colonial-period carriages train has a capacity for 80 passengers.
- All the carriages are non-air conditioned and are fitted with fans and washrooms.
- Along the journey, the train will make a 20-minute stop at Kinarut and at Papar, a 30-minute stop.
- You may disembark here to explore the the townships, which include a Chinese temple and an open market.