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KCS Holiday Train -- Edna, TX -- Dec 5th, 2009

Hi Folks, its time again for the Kansas City Sourthern Holiday Express.  This is the ninth annual run.  This year it will go through 22 communities in 8 states, including Louisiana, Texas, Mississippi, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Kansas and Illinois.  Access to the Holiday Express train is free and open to the public.

 Holiday Train #1

 These pictures were taken in Edna Texas about 3:00pm on December 5th, 2009.

Holiday Train #2

 This train has two cute cabooses.  You don't see many cabooses anymore.

Caboose 2009

 elf caboose

They also had a cute gingerbread man car.

Gingerbread man car

I think Santa stepped away to deliver some gifts.

reindeer sleigh

 

KCS holiday engine

The Kansas City Southern Holiday Train engine has lights all over it.  It must be spectacular at night.

In addition to bringing Santa Claus and his elves to many communities, the Holiday Express also has a charitable component.  At each scheduled stop, The KCS Charitable Fund will make a contribution of Walmart gift cards to the local Salvation Army to provide warm clothing for children in need.  Thanks to contributions from KCS' employees, vendors and friends, The KCS Charitable Fund raised $112,825 in 2009 to purchase gift cards. 

 For more information go to http://www.kcsouthern.com/en-us/GeneralPublic/Pages/HolidayExpress.aspx.  You can also see a schedule of stops.  Hope you can see it in person.

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Comment balloon 7 commentsLiz Flint • December 05 2009 11:17PM
KCS Holiday Train -- Edna, TX -- Dec 5th, 2009
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Hi Folks, its time again for the Kansas City Sourthern Holiday Express. This is the ninth annual run. This year it will go through 22 communities in 8 states, including Louisiana, Texas, Mississippi, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Kansas and… more