The annual Holiday Train is rolling through Central and Upstate New York, spreading cheer and helping feed the hungry this Christmas.

Two trains make the journey in both Canada and the U.S, stopping in 164 communities, including Saratoga Springs and the Adirondacks this year, collecting food and donations for local food banks.

Photo Credit: CP Holiday Train
Photo Credit: CP Holiday Train

"The CP Holiday Train program is our way to help in the fight against hunger by growing awareness of this issue and providing a fun and engaging way for the public to show their support," said Keith Creel, CP's President and Chief Executive Officer.

The U.S.-bound train will depart from Montreal on November 25 and head south, making several stops in central and upstate New York. Alan Doyle and Beautiful Band will be aboard, performing at each stop.

Here's where you can see the holiday train and help local food banks at the same time.

Menands Road railway crossing at Ganser-Smith Memorial Park @ 4:15
Mechanicville in parking Lot adjacent to CP tracks, 300 Park Avenue @ 5:50
Saratoga Springs ​Amtrak Station @ 7:20

Fort Edward Amtrak Station @ 1:05pm
Port Henry Amtrak Station, West side stop @ 4:30
​​Plattsburgh ​​Amtrak Station @ 7:00pm
Rouses Point Station @ 8:45

The Holiday Train has raised nearly $6 million and collected 4.5 million pounds of food since its first journey in 1999.

Get the full schedule and more details at

CP Holiday Train

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