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A blast from Christmas past — West Coast Express Santa Train returns!

A blast from Christmas past — West Coast Express Santa Train returns!

Graphic of Santa's sleigh pulled by the a reindeer West Coast Express

This holiday season is about to get even more magical as the West Coast Express Santa Train returns to the rails for one festive weekend.

On Saturday, December 3 and Sunday, December 4, the West Coast Express Santa Train welcomes riders from Mission City Station to Waterfront Station, and back again. The cost of admission is a new, unwrapped toy — collected for various Christmas bureaus throughout the communities served by the West Coast Express. Toy donations will be exchanged for a DayPass that riders can then use to explore Vancouver, complete their holiday shopping, or visit a local Christmas market.

Plan to visit with Mr. & Mrs. Claus who will be available for photos at Waterfront Station from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on both days. Enjoy live, festive caroling by the Vancouver DPAC Extracurricular Choral Music Program, and an appearance from Holly & Jolly of the Vancouver Christmas Market.

West Coast Express Santa Train Schedule

Mission City 10:00 a.m. 6:15 p.m.
Port Haney 10:19 a.m. 5:54 p.m.
Maple Meadows 10:25 a.m. 5:48 p.m.
Pitt Meadows 10:29 a.m. 5:44 p.m.
Port Coquitlam 10:39 a.m. 5:34 p.m.
Coquitlam Central 10:45 a.m. 5:29 p.m.
Moody Centre 10:50 a.m. 5:24 p.m.
Waterfront 11:15 a.m. 5:00 p.m.

Can’t catch the West Coast Express Santa Train? Keep a look out for our fleet of nine Reindeer Buses across the region and learn how you can help take part in our annual Toys for Tots campaign.


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