The story focuses on a little boy who has been
told by his friends that there is no Santa Claus. Unwilling to
believe this, he lies awake in his bed on Christmas Eve, waiting for
the sound of Santa's sleigh. Instead, he hears the hissing steam
and squeaking metal of the Polar Express as it stops outside his
window, ready to take him and other children to the North Pole.
During your ride you will listen to this wonderful story, every
child will be served hot chocolate and cookies ( parents who wear
their PJ's also will receive chocolate and cookies) and visit with
Santa. Every child will receive a very special bell from Santa.
Only those who believe can hear the sound of Santa's sleigh bell,
Our trips leave 2:00 PM 4:00 PM 6:00PM &
8:00 PM on Sat and 2:00PM 4:00PM and 6:00PM on Sunday!
Feel free to wear your pajamas!
All trips will be pulled by our historic antique
diesel locomotive #752 and consists of antique restored passenger
cars from the 1950's.
Trip length in time :One
hour twenty minutes
Departure point: 99 Elizabeth
Street Phillipsburg NJ 08865
How early should I arrive:Due
to remote parking and the need to take shuttle busses we
strongly suggest you are AT LEAST 30 minutes early. All
trips sell out so we most probably can not seat you on a
What happens on the train?The
train is beautifully decorated and you will enjoy the story
of the Polar Express read very audibly over our speaker
system, all choreographed with the polar express music from
the movie. Hot Chocolate and Cookies are served to every
CHILD ( its their day!). Santa boards the train and visits
the children along with his elves and each child receives a
bell ( the first gift of Christmas) from Santa.
Can we take pictures with Santa?Yes
you may on your own, or, make use of our professional
photographers who make available ( at a charge) beautiful
color pictures of your family and Santa.
Are trips cancelled due to weather?No,
only in a government posted State Of Emergency.