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Tickets for Christmas trips on 'Polar Express' train go on sale

March 18,2019

Maryann Struman, Detroit Free Press

 

Excerpt:

Sure, spring weather is finally creeping into Michigan — but it's only nine more months till Christmas.

Tickets are on sale for the 2019 season of the North Pole Express, featuring round-trip on the Pere Marquette — the historic locomotive made famous in the film "Polar Express."
2019 tickets to the North Pole Express are on sale now. The event is expected to sell out quickly.

About 4,000 people take the North Pole Express each season, according to the train's operator, the Steam Railroading Institute in Owosso.

The trips, which run on Saturdays and Sundays, are a four-hour, round trip excursion from the Steam Railroading Institute in Owosso to the nearby Village of Ashley’s Country Christmas.

Passengers enjoy a one-hour train ride each way to and from Ashley, choosing one of five different classes of service, from vintage coaches to historic cabooses. In Ashley, passengers disembark for a two-hour vintage-themed Christmas party featuring live music, photo opportunities and Santa himself.

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Editors note  * Same train and run we had at the CW Howard Santa School. 

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Drosselmeyer

planning to take Mrs. Claus @Elizabeth Rose on this in October !!!

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Hubcity Santa

Just one of the wonderful experiences I’m excited about this October when attending CWHSS!!!

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