Christmas Train Ride In Michigan – North Pole Express

December 7th, 2018

 

The holiday spirit is already upon us. Christmas is fast approaching. More and more people are now starting to plan their Christmas gatherings and holiday activities.

Here in Michigan, there are plenty of holiday events and Christmas happenings that everyone can enjoy. One of the most famous of them all is the magical Christmas train ride featuring the world-famous Pere Marquette 1225 (also known as PM 1225) steam locomotive.

 

Christmas Train Ride In Michigan

 

Riding the “North Pole Express” is like fulfilling your Polar Express dreams. It’s a fun, amazing and truly magical experience that the young and old will surely enjoy partaking with.

The “North Pole Express” (Steam Railroading Institute) is stationed at 405 S. Washington Street in Owosso. This year of 2018, the North Pole Express will operate from November 16 to December 16. For more of their schedule, you can visit this link: https://michigansteamtrain.com/npe

Here is a video of the North Pole Express in its amazing glory:

 

 

The North Pole Express features different types of “class” or “seating” and they are as follows:

Caboose – $1,550 – $1,750
Caboose Includes:
* Unlimited Specially topped Hot Cocoa
* Souvenir Mug
* Souvenir Bell & Ticket
* Special Treat
* Admission to the Village of Ashley’s Country Christmas
* Private Conductor
* Room for up to 12 People

Cocoa – $80 – $84
Cocoa Includes:
* Unlimited Specially topped Hot Cocoa
* Carhost Service
* Premier Assigned Seating in one of our Vintage Coaches
* Souvenir Mug
* Souvenir Bell & Ticket
* Special Treat
* Admission to the Village of Ashley’s Country Christmas

Deluxe Coach – $60 – $64
Deluxe Coach Includes:
* One Cup of Hot Cocoa
* Carhost Service
* Assigned Seating in one of our Vintage Coaches
* Souvenir Bell & Ticket
* Admission to the Village of Ashley’s Country Christmas

Coach – $50 – $54
Bi-Level Seating
Coach Includes:
* One Cup of Hot Cocoa
* Carhost Service
* Assigned Seating – you choose Lower or Upper level
* Souvenir Bell & Ticket
* Admission to the Village of Ashley’s Country Christmas

 

For more information about North Pole Express , you can visit the following links:

https://michigansteamtrain.com/npe
https://www.facebook.com/steamrailroadinginstitute

 

And for more train rides in Michigan, check out the following posts:

Scenic Train Rides In Michigan – A List

10 Scenic Train Rides in Michigan that are Totally Amazing!

 


8 responses to “Christmas Train Ride In Michigan – North Pole Express”

  1. GiGi Eats says:

    What an interesting idea/concept! The Caboose sounds a bit excessive, especially if it’s just for one day, but I am sure it’s a magical experience!

  2. Nate says:

    Wow! This is amazing! I’ve never heard of this. Does this happen every year? I watched the movie, Polar Express. Very life like for sure.

  3. What a dream come true for kids! Polar Express is one of our favorite Christmas Movies, this would be so much fun!

  4. What a fun activity! Thanks for sharing all the detailed info. I love that the tickets include hot cocoa, that’s so cool 🙂

  5. We love the movie Polar Express here at our house during the holidays. My kids always say they wish they could experience a train ride like the one they see in the movie. They would absolutely love this train ride. How cool that they are bringing the movie to life in a way.

  6. Rosey says:

    I’d love to do something like this too. Michigan is the perfect place to do it because it feels like the North Pole. 😉

  7. Denisha says:

    This sounds like an awesome experience! If I were in Michigan, I would round my family and friends up to do this for sure!

  8. Tiffany says:

    I have always wanted to go on a train and your right this does look magical!

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