Railroad and trolley history from Gino DiCarlo, author of Trolleys Of The Capital District and The Saratoga And Mount McGregor Railroad.
Monday, October 9, 2017
NEW For The Saratoga And North Creek Railroad
Exciting News For The Saratoga And North Creek Railroad...
ALL ABOARD THE MOST EXCITING HOLIDAY TRAIN OF THE SEASON!
Aboard the Saratoga & North Creek Railway
New departure location at Stony Creek Ranch!
All aboard for Christmas Town!
This holiday season we are excited to roll out to your area the international tour of The Train to Christmas Town! Thisride, based upon an original Christmas book, is sure to delight the young and the young at heart.
As we listen to the story, all riders will be served delicious cookies and hot chocolate by our holly jolly elves and enjoy Christmas songs while we travel. When we arrive at Christmas Town, Santa will board the train to meet each child and hand out a special gift to each girl and boy.
We are excited to partner with Stony Creek Ranch this year for additional holiday features for families including a Christmas Village, the festival of trees, an ice skating rink, sleigh/hay wagon rides, live reindeer and much more! We will have greater details in upcoming emails soon!
"I'm taking the train, whoo-whoo, the Train to Christmas Town"
The festive atmosphere at the station and on the train includes original holiday music from the Grammy-nominated band “Trout Fishing in America” including:
"The Train to Christmas Town"
"Sometimes Santa Takes the Train"
Get a FREE downloadof the Train to Christmas Town theme song to get your family excited about their upcoming ride! #WhooWhoo
We offer different classes of service aboard the Train to Christmas Town. All classes of seating enjoy cookies and hot chocolate service on board and all children receive a special gift from Santa!
Diamond Class service is the premier experience for those looking for extra touches of railroad magic and thrill throughout their journey in our elevated dome cars. Diamond Class offers a truly magical experience with the best views of the outdoor production, truly exceptional vintage rail equipment and our special Train to Christmas Town gift bag of surprises including the annual edition mug.
Our First Class passengers are treated to cheery service in traditional railroad fashion while enjoying spacious seating in very special vintage railroad equipment. Get extraordinary views of the approaching Christmas Town as Santa and his elves greet the train and all the passengers on board. An exclusive souvenir mug and Train to Christmas Town bag with special surprises complete first class service.
Just like the scenes in old time movies, our Standard Class cars are set up in traditional railroad style – paired seating on either side of a center aisle. Our comfortable coach cars are an affordable way to gather up the family and ride to Christmas Town! Each passenger in Standard Class receives our Train To Christmas Town activity book with sections for coloring, cast autographs and song lyrics for the sing-a-longs.