December 6 / 7 & December 13 / 14, 2013
11:00AM, 1:00PM & 3:00PM
Departures: 1:00PM & 3:00PM
Fares: Adult (13 & up) $ 15.00
Child (12 and under) $ 12.00
All passengers must hold a ticket
Seating is assigned for this event. We reserve the right
to adjust seating based on group size. Late add-ons are
not accepted. For larger groups use the coach selection
and individual seats, not "Best Available" or the "Adult
and Children" option.
Here's our "Seating Example" Chart:
Advance tickets do have a convenience charge on
each one purchased and are held in "Will Call" at
our ticket booth for pickup at the time of your ride.
Early ticketing is available October 1, 2014 at our
ticket booth over weekends or on line.
Call center begins on November 1, 2014
Call Center hours - Mon to Fri 9AM to 9PM; Sat 10AM
to 6PM; Sun 10AM to 6PM
Round trip aboard the Carson Express to the North Pole
takes about an hour covering some twelve miles.
Upon arrival Santa greets the train, boards and during
the return trip visits with all aboard presenting
each child with a small gift.
Time is provided for your photos with Santa upon
return to the station.
Our photos used are from previous years and
character appearance is subject to change.
Coaches are enclosed, heated* and decorated
for the season. Light refreshments of pop, water,
candy and popcorn as well as souvenirs are
available throughout the trip.
No hot beverages are available.
* While you will not be able to see your breath our
coaches are minimally insulated and heat is dependent
upon the outside conditions. Either electric base-board
or portable high capacity electric heaters are used.
Boarding will begin about 20 minutes prior to scheduled
departure. Plan to arrive no earlier than a half hour
early as there is no shelter available other than your
car. The adjacent Jefferson Depot will not be open.
Should the weather conditions become extreme and
we are unable to safely operate the train this event
will be canceled. Consideration also given for hazardous
driving as well.
Refunds will be made within ten working days to
either the credit/debit card, or by check.
No cash refund can be made.
No Shows on the day of their Santa Train without
communication will not be refunded.
A contact phone number is necessary should the
event be canceled.