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All Aboard this magical train ride to the North Pole! Bring the kids and listen as The Polar Express ™ is read aloud, cocoa is sipped and Santa drops by to visit with each child leaving the first gift of Christmas with them. Beginning September 1, The Chehalis-Centralia Railroad invites friends, families and rail fans to make reservations for holiday season rides. Trains will depart the Depot at 1101 SW Sylvenus Street, across from the Veterans Memorial Museum, Exit 77 off I-5 in Chehalis.  The Polar Express™ evening excursions run from November 23 to December 22 on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at 5:00pm and 7:00pm. The 30-minute ride in coaches from the 1920’s era set the stage for what is a memorable and exciting trip to the North Pole. The Polar Express™ ride is $38 per person, 2 and under are free. Everybody is a kid when you ride The Polar Express™  Tickets are limited and sell out fast, so get your tickets now!

During the daytime, the Santa Holiday Train will carry boys and girls of all ages while they visit with Santa Claus and his helpers. Sing caroles and enjoy the sights and sounds of railroading as it used to be. Rides are every Saturday and Sunday at 1:00 and 3:00 from November 30 to December 15. The cost is $15 per person, 2 and under are free.

Tickets for both The Polar Express and the Santa Holiday Train are available online beginning September 1 at  Parking is free and reservations are required for all trains.

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