Christmas train rides in the Southern States

Christmas trains will be rolling across the U.S. Southern 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


Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum

Calera, Alabama

North Pole Express Train

2015 schedule to be announced.

North Alabama Railroad Museum

Huntsville, Alabama

Santa Train

Saturday, December 5 & Sunday, December 6

Saturday, December 12


SAM Shortline Excursion Train

Cordele, Georgia

Holiday season train rides

2015 schedule to be announced.


Bluegrass Scenic Railroad & Museum

Versailles, Kentucky

Home for the Holidays Train

Saturday, November 28

Santa Claus Train

Saturday, December 12 & Sunday, December 13

Saturday, December 19 & Sunday, December 20


Tennessee Central Railway Museum

Watertown, Tennessee

North Pole Express Train

Saturday, November 28

Lebanon, Tennessee

North Pole Express Train

Saturdays, December 5 & 12

West Virginia

Mountain Rail Adventures – Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad

Elkins, West Virginia

Polar Express Train

Friday, November 6 – Sunday, November 8

Thursday, November 12 – Sunday, November 15

Thursday, November 19 – Sunday, November 22

Friday, November 27 – Sunday, November 29

Wednesday, December 2 – Sunday, December 6

Wednesday, December 9 – Sunday, December 13

Wednesday, December 16 – Sunday, December 20






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