Jan 29, 2013

Caltrain Holiday Train

2015 Update: http://www.caltrain.com/riderinfo/specialevents/holidaytrain.html

UPDATE: Here is the link for the 2014 Caltrain Holiday Train Schedule. 


Come December and everyone is in the Holiday Spirit! Santa Claus, Gifts, shopping, sweets, cookies and helping the needy. December 2012, we got the opportunity to welcome Santa in a different way. He started his journey from San Francisco down to Santa Clara, Ca bringing a smile on everyone's faces. He was accompanied by his elves, a melodious group of musicians and carollers and a very festive decorated train with 60,000 lights - our local Caltrain. The Holiday train made stops at a few stations on the way at specific timings.

In the X'Mas spirit, opportunities to donate toys and gifts are available. This is a free family event that brings cheer to each one and has been taking place since 2001. Arrive early to get a good spot on the platform.  Parking lot gets full fast. Here are some pictures from December 2012.

holiday train station
Waiting for the Holiday Train

santa wishing
Santa greeting kids

Santa's troop

Holiday Train
Holiday Train lights

santa on train
Santa departing to the next station

carol singing
Carolling on the Holiday Train

Santa waving goodbye
Santa waving to the crowd


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