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KCS Holiday Express returns to rails for first time since 2020

Train to stop in Pittsburg December 10th

The KCS Holiday Express train is returning to the rails for the first time since the start of the pandemic in 2020.

This year, the festive, six-car holiday train with intricate displays inside and out, will bring Santa Claus and his elves to visit children and families in 20 communities in eight states.

In addition, the KCS Holiday Express project will continue its tradition of charitable giving.

The train’s only local stop will be in Pittsburg, Kansas at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 10th at the Elm and Monroe Street intersection.

The KCS Holiday Express is free to the public at all of its stops.

Over 21 years, the charitable component of the KCS Holiday Express project has raised well over $2.6 million

The KCS Holiday Express was built on the tradition of the Santa Train, which ran on a segment of the network bought by KCS in 1997.

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