Steam Train – North Borneo Train Ride (BV-12)

Duration: 5 hours                                        Departure time
Frequency: Wednesday, Saturday            City hotel: 09:00
Meals: Lunch                                               Outskirts Hotel: 8:15

*The 1880’s, British North Borneo Company sold acres and acres of interior lands to planters for the cultivation of crops.

*In 1896, a railway from the interior reached Weston, the new port on Brunei Bay.

*The locomotives used were steam-powered.

*Today the train can take 180 passengers with highest international service standards operated by North Borneo Railway.

09.30 Pick up from respective hotels. Depending on hotel’s locations.
09:45 Passenger checks in/boarding
10:00 Train departs Tanjung Aru Station
10:40 Short excursion in Kinarut Town/ Visit to Tien Shi Temple
11:00 Train departs Kinarut Station
11:45 Train arrives in Papar/Visit to local market and shop houses
12:05 Passengers re-board train
12:10 Train departs Papar Station
12:30 Lunch served on-board train
13:45 Train arrives Origin Station & Return to respective hotels. End of service.


The price includes: transfer, entrance fee, driver, dinner by choice & English-speaking guide.
The price does not include: personal expenses, gratuities.

Things to bring:

  • Comfortable clothes.
  • Drinking water
  • Photo / camcorder.


  • Time of departure from many hotels may vary. Please check again with our employees.
  • The specified time – indicative and may be amended. The Company is not responsible for changing the time for reasons beyond our control.