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Bamboo Train - CLOSED

NR6, Cambodia, Battambang 02360, Cambodia
+855 93 602 500
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Bamboo train closed

We arrived in Battambang today, excited to ride the railway. Our tuk-tuk driver informed us that it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
NatalieLewis1417
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Trinity, Florida
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Doesn't run anymore

Sadly the bamboo trains are not running anymore because the Cambodian government is building a new... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Steflotrav
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Welcome to Bamboo train Battambang !
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“great fun” (180 reviews)
“brick factory” (62 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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NR6, Cambodia, Battambang 02360, Cambodia
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+855 93 602 500
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived in Battambang today, excited to ride the railway. Our tuk-tuk driver informed us that it has been closed for over a month for rail repairs and will not be open for tourists at this location once re-opened. He said that once it reopens,...More

2  Thank NatalieLewis1417
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sadly the bamboo trains are not running anymore because the Cambodian government is building a new train line on top of the old one. The only thing you can see now is an old bamboo train cart.

Thank Steflotrav
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went on this a few days ago with some Khmer friends and family. Very good fun and I would highly recommend it to you. There are rumours that it will be closing soon as it is due to be closed and replaced by a real...More

Thank Martin E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Due to railroad construction, the bamboo train has been greatly reduced in length, and may even be permanently cancelled. Check out the latest when you arrive.

Thank qatartraveller
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So gutted to arrive in Battambang to find the Bamboo train has now closed down. Just wanted to write a review so fellow travellers are aware before making the journey to Battambang

1  Thank Catherine C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My girlfriend and l where looking forward to the experience, The ride was good but the constant pestering of children and shopkeepers along the route to buy from them left a bitter taste, As it was low season the tourist buck was in high demand....More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We're too late. The train stopped running 2 months ago. Apparently, they are laying new traintrack & refurbishing the traincars. It will be running again some time in 2018. We did get to see a bamboo platform with the wheels off. It would have been...More

Thank DeniseJE
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The original bamboo train has closed and a new one has started about 15 kms. Long drive in a tuk tuk to get there. It's just a straight line, not very long. I'd give it a miss really.

Thank juliedarrell2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Riding on a defunct railtrack in a foldable car.Unique memorable feeling as we travel on the outskirts of Batambang.

Thank Bikas-globetrotter
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Be careful when going the Battambang to see or use the bamboo railway, this attraction is no longer operation and shut down on the 1st Oct 2017. There may be plans to re-open it in the near future as the railway has been bought by...More

Thank colpro
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