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Platform is great kids love it. The park and areas around the platform are very nice. Plenty of... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Marcia H
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Old guy recommended

Some men from my church who are railroad nuts said I had to check this out while I town. I brought... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2018
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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Platform is great kids love it. The park and areas around the platform are very nice. Plenty of benches and photo ops.

Thank Marcia H
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Some men from my church who are railroad nuts said I had to check this out while I town. I brought a book and just chilled. Came early evening and saw a couple trains. More like felt. Sent video to the enthusiasts and they were...More

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Benito L, Manager at Plant City Train Viewing Platform, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Yes Sir, Trains and Plant City, there is a lot of history here, railroad arrived in 1883, the town of Plant City was founded in 1885. Thank you for visiting, hope to see you again.

Reviewed 2 July 2018

Good place to watch from if there's anything to watch. We were just coming out from the museum across the tracks when.....the gates went down, the lights started flashing, and the thunder of an Amtrak train was in the distance. We weren't 30 feet from...More

Thank RichC32958
Reviewed 23 February 2018

One of a kind....A trip back to yesteryear. Quite an interesting stop. 'Makes you realize just how integral Plant City was to the railway 100+ yrs. ago.

Thank PlantCityBubba
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

He is in Kindergarten and knows all there is about trains. We went on a Sunday so not open but he still liked the platform and taught his old Aunt Michelle much about the 5 lines and signals and such. Nice day.

Thank michellegrunberg86
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

Such a pretty spot even in the winter when everything is brown but there are few trains & there are no schedules listed for you to know when to be there so the children can actually see the trains & wave at them. If a...More

1  Thank Florida2Tennessee
Reviewed 19 January 2018

was there tuesday and saw 7 trains, amtrak and a couple of freights. but train traffic is not really plentyful..have heard mondays is the busiest days but the old atlantic coast line and seaboard line which intersect here don't seem to have alot of traffic..for...More

Thank Peter P
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Would be nice to hear train conductors, or have a schedule of trains passing through listed somewhere. Nice view of the tracks, park and museum, but it is lacking interactive features and more detailed information. The day we went the elevator wasn't working, so an...More

Thank bcasey1
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Took a trip here from Orlando after reading about it, stayed a good couple of hours and saw nothing, had been told it was a busy place especially on Mondays but nothing. Best bet would be to check running schedules before you make a trip

Thank Davehedgehog77
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Place is a good place to take kids to watch trains and their is a place you can read about things is in a great place down town plant city

Thank Dwayne M
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Response from michellegrunberg86 | Reviewed this property |
I just discovered Sat evening 5-7 pm there are two pretty consistent trains. But, there is no set schedule so it’s hit or miss. I live in area and heat trains all day.