continued Santa boards the train at the North Pole to greet passengers and all children receive the “Silver Bell” made famous by the treasured tale. Children and family members are invited to attend in pajamas.
The one-hour trips are taken daily at 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. daily (except for Monday) from Nov. 15 through Nov. 30 — but not on Thanksgiving Day— then Dec. 1 through Dec. 22, plus Dec. 23, 27 28 and 29.
Boarding is at the Saratoga Springs Train Station, 26 Station Lane. Premium tickets include a commemorative mug. Prices range from $15 to $50 depending on age and class of service.
The Saratoga-North Creek Railway also offers scenic trips to North Creek and back throughout the year, as well as special dinner excursions and “Snow Train” service that transports skiers in style from the Capital Region to Gore Mountain — as well as various small towns along the way.
For details on schedules, events, services and pricing, visit: www.SaratogaPolarExpressRide.com or see: www.sncrr.com or call 877-726-RAIL (7245).