The stop in Rouses Point will benefit the food shelf at St. Patrick's Church on Lake Street. The only other stop in Clinton County - the Amtrak station in Plattsburgh - will benefit the Joint Council for Economic Opportunities of Clinton and Franklin Counties, which operates outreach centers throughout the North Country.
The Holiday Train's first stop will be at the Amtrak station on Pratt Street in Rouses Point on the night of Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 26. The train is scheduled to stop at approximately 11 p.m. The train will continue on to stops in Pennsylvania and southern New York before returning to the North Country Monday, Nov. 30. On that day, the train will make stops in Saratoga Springs, Fort Edward, Whitehall, Ticonderoga and Port Henry before making its last stop at the Amtrak station in Plattsburgh at approximately 9:15 p.m.
In addition to the train visiting the Northeast, Canadian Pacific will also have Holiday Trains visiting more than 130 communities throughout the Midwest and Canada through mid-December.
For more information about the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train, including a detailed listing of its route and performers, visit www.cpr.ca and click on the link for the Holiday Train.