Christmas train rides in the Midwest States

Christmas trains will be rolling across the Midwest U.S. States during the 2015 holiday season. Catch a Santa Train or ride a specialty Christmas train at a railroad near you.

Key to holiday icons

Train ride includes visit with Santa
Official Polar Express train ride
Specialty ride; Santa does not appear.

Holiday illuminations
Christmas shopping excursion
New Year's party or dinner train


Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad

Boone, Iowa

Santa Express Train

2015 schedule to be announced.


St. Louis Iron Mountain & Southern Railway

Jackson, Missouri

Santa Express Train

Friday, November 27 & Sunday, December 29

Friday, December 4 – Sunday December 6

Friday, December 11 – Sunday, December 13

Friday, December 18 – Sunday, December 20

New Year's Eve Express Murder Mystery Dinner Train

Thursday, December 31


East Troy Electric Railroad Museum

East Troy, Wisconsin

Christmas Express Train with Santa

Saturday, November 28 & Sunday, November 29

Saturday, December 5 & Sunday, December 6

Saturday, December 12 & Sunday, December 13






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