The Official POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride at Texas State Railroad

PALESTINE and RUSK, Texas, Oct. 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ho! Ho! Ho! The Dome is home for the holidays! Based on requests by Polar Express visitors, the dome car, featuring the best view of the holiday decorations and lights, has returned to East Texas! The sky is the limit as this classy classic rejoins the trains consist during the trains popular seasonal journey to the North Pole, the quintessential Christmas adventure on the rails. Tickets will go quickly for this limited and luxurious seating under the stars.

Santa’s elves are so excited to welcome every boy and girl, to 2 to 92, aboard the POLAR EXPRESS™ journey to the North Pole at Texas State Railroad.  As Christmas approaches, the magic of the North Pole intensifies. The season’s first POLAR EXPRESS™ heads out of the Palestine station on November 17 and continues through December 27.

Family and friends celebrate the season aboard this treasured holiday journey, sharing with loved ones lifelong memories. While children are marveling at the lights, elves and Santa Class, every adult will smile with satisfaction just watching their glee.  Children of all ages will have a one-on-one experience with the cast; conductors, elves, waiters and chefs and the man in red … SANTA CLAUS! The best part? Everyone gets to wear their pajamas out in public!

An amazing alternative to the busy malls, the Polar Express at Texas State Railroad is a very popular East Texas Christmas adventure. Demand is high for this special seasonal event causing it to sell out far in advance. Ticket prices range from $20 to $100 per ticket.  For more information, visit or call 855-632-7729.

About THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride - Official THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Rides are licensed by Rail Events Inc. on behalf of Warner Bros. Consumer Products, Inc. Since 2005, Rail Events Inc. has held the exclusive license to operate THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Rides in the US, Canada, and the United Kingdom. THE POLAR EXPRESS and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and © Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Based on THE POLAR EXPRESS book and characters TM & © 1985 by Chris Van Allsburg. Used by permission of Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

Texas State Railroad
Contact: Teresa Propeck
Phone: 602-316-9887

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