Grammy-nominated artists Trout Fishing in America performs the Train to Christmas Town theme song. Train to Christmas Town.

Catch a Christmas train song

What fun it is to ride and sing a merry Christmas train song!   Jingle Rails! Jingle Rails! Get the holiday season rolling with these Christmas train-themed Yuletide carols. Christmas tune express features seasonal sounds from Down Under to Sodor to the North Polel Dinosaur Train hit the holiday track Ho! Ho! Ho! It’s a […]

Santa Mickey's Christmas Train Puzzle provides interactive fun.

Online puzzles and games

Interactive Christmas train-themed activities are ready to roll   Overwhelmed by the Christmas rush? Time to take a break. Fortunately relief is just a few clicks away thanks to a cool cyber line-up of Christmas train-themed games and puzzles. So set aside your shopping list, grab a cocoa and some cookies, and settle back. It’s […]

DIY engine from craft train set designed by Ken Wingard

All aboard for DIY fun

Catch the craft express with fun-to-make Christmas Train projects   Nothing says “Christmas love” like made-at-home holiday train-theme decorations and novelties. Bits of ribbon, tinsel, and holiday bric-a-brac will get you started. A quick trip to your local craft or hobby shop will fill in any missing needs. Ready to go? Then fire up that […]

Christmas Tree Train, Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, Durango, Colorado.

Trains to Christmas tree farms

Catch a ride to Christmas past aboard a Tree Farm Train   When 19th century German immigrants first brought Christmas trees into their American homes, the neighbors took notice. Soon, candle-lit “tannenbaums” were popping up all over town! In those days, before fake trees and corner lots, fetching the perfect tree required a sharp saw […]

Rudy leads the Kansas City Southern Holiday Express.

Holiday trains bring Christmas joy

Railroads spread Yuletide magic with annual holiday charity trains   The magic of Christmas is ready to roll! Holiday train organizers are making lists and checking them twice as North America’s biggest railroads and a number of regional carriers prepare for their annual Christmas season charity train runs. In the coming weeks, unique holiday charity […]

Santa presents a bell to a young believer, Polar Express, Grand Canyon Railway, Williams, Arizona.

All aboard the Polar Express

Catch the excitement of an authentic Polar Express experience   Holiday magic is on track aboard the Polar Express! First come to life in the pages of Chris Van Allsburg’s modern Christmas classic, the seasonal tale of faith and hope soon burst across the world’s movie screens. Before long, kids everywhere soon wanted to experience […]

Night Before Christmas Train, Strasburg Rail Road, Ronks, Pennsylvania.

Catch a merry Christmas train

Oh what fun it is to ride on a Christmas train tonight!   Christmas is a time for trains. From loved ones reuniting on station platforms to toy trains rolling beneath the tree, railways really do take on special significance over the holidays. No surprise then, that this Yuletide season will see thousands of Christmastime […]