CALGARY, Dec. 5, 2014 /CNW/ -
Scheduled stops in Minnesota
Commodore Food and Spirit parking lot – 8 p.m. – 215 South Chestnut Street
Amtrak station – 4 p.m. – 65 East Mark Street
Gambie Avenue railroad crossing – 6 p.m.
CP depot – 8:30 p.m. – 500 East 2nd Street
In front of Youth Service Bureau – 5:45 p.m.
CP Shoreham Yard – 8:30 p.m. – 2800 Central Avenue NE
Union Depot St. Paul – 214 East 4th Street – 6 p.m.
Hennepin County Road 19 crossing – 4:15 p.m.
612 NE 3rd Avenue – 5:45 p.m.
Oak Avenue railroad crossing – 7:15 p.m.
Willow Park Lions shelter – 8:45 p.m. – 230 South Main Street
20 15th Street NE – 10 a.m.
8th Avenue East railroad crossing – 11:45 a.m.
Railway Avenue and Industrial Street – 1 p.m.
Holmes Street railroad crossing – 3:30 p.m. – 826 Summit
Central Avenue railroad crossing – 6:15 p.m.
Thief River Falls
City Hall – 7:45 p.m. – 2017 Highway 59 SE
Main Street railroad crossing – 4:30 p.m.
Every event is free, but we ask attendees to bring a cash or non-perishable food donation for their local food shelf. Everything raised at each event stays there for local distribution.
Supporters can also join the Holiday Train on Facebook and follow the two trains on Twitter, and Instagram @CPHolidaytrain #CPHolidayTrain. For additional information, photos, a route map, and downloadable pictures of the two trains, visit: www.cpr.ca.
Note to editors:
- Schedule times reflect the arrival time of the train. Shows start roughly 15 minutes later unless listed otherwise.
- For additional information, photos, a route map, broadcast b-roll, and downloadable pictures of the two trains, visit www.cpr.ca.
About the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train
Canadian Pacific's annual Holiday Train program is a rolling fundraising event that travels across Canada and the United States raising money, food, and awareness for food banks and hunger issues, hosting free holiday concerts along the way. Since 1999 the program has raised close to C$9.5 million and 3.3 million pounds of food. Each Holiday Train is about 1,000 feet in length with 14 rail cars decorated with hundreds of thousands of technology-leading LED lights and a modified boxcar that has been turned into a traveling stage for performers.
About Canadian Pacific
Canadian Pacific (TSX:CP)(NYSE:CP) is a transcontinental railway in Canada and the United States with direct links to eight major ports, including Vancouver and Montreal, providing North American customers a competitive rail service with access to key markets in every corner of the globe. CP is growing with its customers, offering a suite of freight transportation services, logistics solutions and supply chain expertise. Visit cpr.ca to see the rail advantages of Canadian Pacific.
SOURCE: Canadian Pacific Holiday Train
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