press relea"> press relea" />

7061 East Pleasant Valley Road, Independence, Ohio 44131 • (216) 241-2630 / Fax: (216) 241-6516

Membership
Benefits
News and Issues
Departments
Information
Merchandise
Communications
FELA
Events
Links
User Info

2012 CP Holiday Train is making its list and checking it twice; Schedule now available

(Source: Canadian Pacific Railway press release, October 3, 2012)

CALGARY, Alberta — Canadian Pacific is proud to announce that the 2012 Holiday Train program will be riding the rails to raise money and awareness about hunger issues in Canada and the US, one stop at a time. Again this year, the two trains will visit over 150 communities - beginning their journeys in Beaconsfield, QC, and Scranton, PA. The 2012 Holiday Train schedule is now available on cpr.ca and Facebook.

Since 1999, the Holiday Train program has raised close to C$6.4 million and about 2.6 million pounds of food for North American food banks. With families continuing to turn to food banks, the need is always present. Items such as infant formula, canned meats, and spaghetti sauce are in popular demand. Bring a non-perishable food item or money to your local event to support your local food bank.

Each Holiday Train has 14 brightly decorated rail cars, including a modified box car that has been turned into a traveling stage for performers. They are each decorated with hundreds of thousands of technology-leading LED Christmas lights.

For additional information, photos, a route map and downloadable pictures of the two trains visit: www.cpr.ca. Supporters can also join the Holiday Train on Facebook and follow the two trains on Twitter @CPHolidaytrain

The Holiday Train Schedule is available here.

Friday, October 05, 2012

Like us on Facebook at
Facebook.com/BLETNational

Sign up for BLET News Flash Alerts

© 1997-2017 Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

 


Decertification Helpline
(216) 694-0240

National Negotiations

Sign up for BLET
News Flash Alerts

DAILY HEADLINES

CSX to cut 1,000 managers, CEO to exit as railroad faces board shakeup
CSX calls for shareholder meeting over activist investor requests
Caltrain urges Trump to allow funds for commuter rail project
NTSB: Probes of LIRR, NJ Transit crashes may be combined
MTA: LIRR, Metro-North will meet 2018 PTC deadline
CP Rail brings back beaver in updated corporate logo
BNSF playing catch-up after PNW disruptions
New Union Pacific-West track aims to reduce Chicago bottlenecks, idling locomotives
Texas lawmakers move to stymie high-speed rail project
Construction of Hudson Tunnel to last seven years in Manhattan
CN line through New Brunswick in danger if business doesn’t pick up
BNSF announces 2016 economic development results
Get the latest labor news from the Teamsters

More Headlines