MEDIA ADVISORY - HOLIDAY TRAIN SHOWS IN MINNESOTA BACK ON TRACK

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 13 /CNW/ - The CP Holiday Train will resume its program in Minnesota today, following Saturday's blizzard in the state.  The Holiday Train will make all remaining stops in Minnesota and later in the week in North Dakota as planned.  Any further updates will be sent on Twitter, @CPHolidayTrain to follow.

Scheduled stops for:

Monday, December 13
Loretto - 4:30 p.m., Hennepin County Road 19 Railroad Crossing/Chippewa Trail
Buffalo - 6:00 p.m., 612 NE 3rd Ave., behind McDonald's on Highway 55
Annandale - 7:30 p.m., West side of Downtown Park over Oak Ave. railroad crossing
Kimball - 9:15 p.m., Willow Park Lions Shelter, 231 South Main Street

Tuesday, December 14

Alexandria - 1:00 p.m., Eighth Ave. East railroad crossing by Hubbard Feed Mill at 8th & Nokomis
Detroit Lakes - 4:30 p.m., Holmes St. railroad crossing near the Holmes Community Center, 826 Summit
Thief River Falls - 8:15 p.m., CP Depot/City Hall, 2017 Highway 59 SE

The full schedule is posted on www.cpr.ca.

About the Holiday Train:
The Holiday Train is a freight train covered in hundreds of thousands of bright lights.  At 140 stops across Canada and United States, Canadian Pacific provides a box car stage, a line up of great musical talent and a corporate contribution to the local food bank.  Food banks provide collection bins for non-perishable food.  Communities, in turn, donate food and funds, all of which stays in the community.  The Holiday Train has raised over $4.8 million and 2.3 million pounds of food.  Full schedules and background information are available at www.cpr.ca by clicking on the Holiday Train. People can join the Holiday Train on Facebook and follow the spirit of one of the longest-running cross-country food bank fundraisers on Twitter: @CPHolidaytrain.

B-roll and backgrounders also available on CNW Video on Demand: http://cnw.pathfireondemand.com/viewpackage.action?packageid=410

SOURCE Canadian Pacific

For further information:

Jeff Johnson
Manager, Municipal Affairs
Canadian Pacific
612 723-6422
jeffrey_w_johnson@cpr.ca

or

Mike LoVecchio
Senior Manager, Media Relations
Canadian Pacific
778 772-9636
mike_lovecchio@cpr.ca


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