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Press release from CNW Group

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

Wednesday, October 03, 2012

CP Holiday Train is making its list and checking it twice; Schedule now available12:30 EDT Wednesday, October 03, 2012CALGARY, Oct. 3, 2012 /CNW/ - 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 Editor's Notes: ** Holiday Train Schedule is attached** Please add your community's stop to your outlet's local community events calendar   CanadaTimes indicate show times - train arrives 10-15 minutes before, please come earlySchedule is subject to change.  All times are local.   Town/CityAddressShow Time Wednesday, November 28, 2012BeaconsfieldBeaconsfield Commuter Station7:30 PM Thursday, November 29, 2012Saint Clet4 Rue du Moulin4:15 PMMerrickville103 East Broadway & Country Road 2, south side of crossing near Bay St7:00 PMSmiths Falls63 Victoria Street, Smiths Falls Train Station8:15 PM Friday, November 30, 2012BellevilleSouth Church St. railway crossing, south of Dundas St East1:30 PMTrentonRCAF Road/County Road 21, south side of railway crossing2:45 PMBrightonEast of railway crossing at Mile 112.29, Prince Edward St4:00 PMBowmanvilleScugog St crossing at Mile 154.22 Belleville Sub6:00 PMOshawa680 Laval Drive, Oshawa, behind the Walmart store off Stevenson Road South7:30 PM Saturday, December 01, 2012Toronto750 Runnymede Rd, in front of CP Lambton yard office, parking only in Walmart lot5:30 PMVaughanNorth of railway level road crossing at Nashville Road, near the old grain elevator8:00 PM Sunday, December 02, 2012Midhurst (Barrie)12 Anne St North12:00 PMMactierOld CP station2:30 PMParry SoundMuseum Train Station, 1 Avenue Rd4:15 PMShawanagaNear band office beside railway crossing at Village Rd5:30 PMSudburyVIA train station, Elgin St8:30 PM Monday, December 03, 2012CartierCP train station, Spencer Ave10:30 AMChapleauCP train station, 50 Dufferin St4:15 PMFranz (Dubreuville)Mileage 92.28 White River sub6:45 PMWhite RiverCP train station, 102 Winnipeg St9:30 PM Tuesday, December 04, 2012MobertAcross from Band office9:15 AMHeron BayOld CP train station, beside Esso building11:30 AMMarathonBeside Curling Club parking lot, Stevens Ave1:00 PMSchreiberCP yard tracks, Cenotaph beside Harvest Food Cupboard building3:45 PMNipigonCP TMS buildings across from Nipigon Inn, 60 Front St6:30 PMThunder BayCP train depot track, 440 Syndicate Ave9:45 PM Wednesday, December 05, 2012IgnaceCP train station9:45 AMDrydenCP entrance, corner of Queen St and Earl Ave12:15 PMVermillion BayBay St railway crossing, south of Highway 171:45 PMKenoraCP old South Yard, across from Wholesale store, enter from 8th Ave South3:45 PMWhitemouthRailway Ave across from Whitemouth Hotel7:00 PMWinnipegMolson St between Panet Rd and Munroe Ave9:15 PM Thursday, December 06, 2012Portage La PrairieOpposite Centennial Arena, 390 1st St NW5:00 PMBrandonAcross from CP Station, 1000 Assiniboine Ave8:00 PM Friday, December 07, 2012MoosominNorth side of railway tracks at 1001 Front Street11:00 AMBroadviewCP Station, 1 Railway Avenue1:00 PMIndian HeadNorth side of tracks, between CP buildings and Highway 56 crossing2:45 PMQu'appelleCorner of North Pacific Avenue and Ontario Street4:00 PMReginaMosiac Stadium parking lot at Taylor Field6:00 PMMoose Jaw3 Manitoba St West, west of CP station8:00 PM Saturday, December 08, 2012MortlachAdjacent to the maintanance-of-way building at Mile 25.948:30 AMSwift Current3rd St & North Railway, east of CP station11:30 am MT,12:30 pm CTMaple CreekCP TMS shack on Pacific Ave2:30 pm MT,3:30 pm CTMedicine HatQueen & North Railway St, east of CP station5:00MTTilleySoutheast side of crossing at Highway 8777:15 PMBrooks1st Ave, rear of Civic building8:45 PM Monday, December 10, 2012LacombeGravel lot adjacent to CP tracks between 46 Avenue and Highway 2A2:15 PMPonoka50th Street and 47 Avenue4:00 PMWetaskiwinCP ES building at 4009 50th Street5:45 PMMilletPedestrian crossing, 50th Street and 46 Avenue7:00 PMLeduc3915 50 Avenue, behind Save-On Foods8:30 PM Tuesday, December 11, 2012JosephburgMoyer Recreational Center, 54596 RR2155:15 PMEdmontonSouth of CP Station, 7935 Gateway Blvd8:30 PM Wednesday, December 12, 2012Red DeerCP Station, 6867 Edgar Industrial Drive9:45 AMDidsburyCP tracks, 19th Street & 18th Avenue12:30 PMAirdrieNose Creek Park, Main Street, East side of CP rail tracks2:15 PMCalgary9511 Horton Rd SW, gravel parking lot behind The Brick and Schanks6:15 PM Thursday, December 13, 2012CochraneCP tracks between River & 4th Street, behind Provincial Building3:00 PMStoney Nakota NationMile 41, Laggan sub adjacent to the Gas Station4:30 PMCanmorePedestrian Xing Mile 67.6 Laggan Sub, West and behind the Sobeys6:00 PMBanffCP Train Station7:15 PM Friday, December 14, 2012GoldenAcross from 7-11, 10th Ave2:15 pm MDTTown TimeRevelstokeVictoria Rd, adjacent to CP parking lot6:00 PM Saturday, December 15, 2012SicamousNW corner of Hwy 1 at Silver Sand Rd intersection, east of drawbridge4:30 PMSalmon ArmLordco gravel parking lot, 51 Lake Shore Dr NE6:15 PMNotch HillDavies Rd-Notch Hill Rd crossing across from Notch Hill Hall, 1639 Notch Hill Rd8:15 PM Sunday, December 16, 2012ChaseNorth side of Shuswap Ave, across from Chase RCMP building3:15 PMKamloopsNorth side of Interior Savings on Lorne St5:30 PMAshcroftCP TMS building, Railway Ave8:30 PM Monday, December 17, 2012LyttonCP TMS building, Station Rd3:15 PMNorth BendEast of TMS building, across from the CP bunkhouse5:15 PMAgassizWest of Hwy 9, across from Agra Centre, Pioneer Ave8:30 PM Monday, December 17, 2012 - U.S. Holiday Train *North PortalCoach track, town centre12 noonEstevanEast of CP Station at vacant lot off 7th St5:00 PMWeyburn512 Railway Ave7:45 PM Tuesday, December 18, 2012Haney-Maple RidgeAcross from Billy Minor Pub5:30 PMPort Moody300 Ioco Road, behind Arena & Rec Center7:00 PMU.S.Times indicate show times - train arrives 10-15 minutes before, please come earlySchedule is subject to change.  All times are local.   Town/CityAddressShow Time Tuesday, November 27, 2012KahnawakeMohawk Reserve7:00 PMDelsonTBD8:15 PMLacolleCP train station, 10 Ste. Marie10:00 PM Wednesday, November 28, 2012ScrantonSteamtown Railroad Museum, Lackawanna Ave5:45 PMBinghamtonEast Binghamton Yard, Conklin Ave8:30 PM Thursday, November 29, 2012OneontaJames Georgeson Ave railroad crossing1:15 PMCobleskillCobleskill Fire Department, 610 Main St3:45 PMDelansonMain St railroad crossing5:15 PMSchenectadyALCO Heritage Museum, 1910 Maxon Extension Road (**new location, half a block south of the Maxon road level crossing)6:45 PMSaratoga SpringsAmtrak Station8:45 PM Friday, November 30, 2012Fort EdwardAmtrak Station12:45 PMWhitehallAmtrak Station2:30 PMTiconderogaPell's crossing, Amtrak waiting area, Route 74 (Fort Ti Rd)4:00 PMPort HenryAmtrak Station, west side stop5:45 PMPlattsburghAmtrak Station8:15 PMRouses PointRouses Point Station10:00 PM Saturday, December 01, 2012HamiltonWestern approach to Kinnear Yard, opposite Gage Park8:00 PM Sunday, December 02, 2012Cambridge (Galt)Former Galt Station, 10 Malcolm St4:45 PMAyrCP railway crossing at Inglis St6:00 PMLondonRichmond St railway crossing, between Oxford and Central8:15 PM Monday, December 03, 2012WindsorCP yard at Erie St W & Janette St5:30 PM Wednesday, December 05, 2012Pingree GroveVillage Hall 14N 042 Reinking Road10:00 AMByronTower Road near high school1:00 PMSavanna913 Bowen St. - West of the Depot at the South Chauncey St.3:30 PMMuscatineWest end of River Side Park at Chestnut Street & Harbor Drive7:45 PM Thursday, December 06, 2012DavenportCorner of Western Avenue and West River Drive2:00 PMClintonEast end of Main Avenue, near Sawmill Museum4:30 PMBellevueHorizon Lanes & Hall parking lot, 970N Riverview Drive7:00 PMDubuqueHawthorne St. Railway Xing corner of Hawthorne St. and Rohmberg Ave.8:45 PM Friday, December 07, 2012GuttenbergEast Side of the Schiller Street Railway Crossing1:45 PMMarquetteMarina parking lot, North of Lady Luck Casino at Water St & Hwy 763:45 PMLansingBall Park Field on South Front Street between North 2nd and Dodge Street5:45 PMLa CrescentDirectly north of the Commodore Food & Spirit parking lot - 215 South Chestnut St.8:15 PM Saturday, December 08, 2012Gurnee4460 Old Grand Ave, Viking Middle School Park5:15 PMSturtevantAmtrak Depot, 9900 E. Exploration Ct.7:00 PMHartlandParking lot adjacent to Cottonwood Ave & Pawling Ave9:30 PM Sunday, December 09, 2012PortageAmtrak Station, 400 West Oneida St1:30 PMWisconsin DellsAmtrak Depot, 100 La Crosse St3:00 PMMaustonDivision St railroad crossing4:30 PMSpartaCorner of S. Water St & Milwaukee St, South side of the CP tracks7:00 PMLacrosseAmtrak Station, 601 Saint Andrew St9:15 PM Monday, December 10, 2012WinonaAmtrak Station, 65 East Mark St5:15 PMWabashaGambie Ave railroad crossing by Bruegger Park7:15 PMLake CityHearth & Home Technologies, 800 West Jefferson St9:00 PM Tuesday, December 11, 2012HastingsCP Depot, 500 East Second St4:30 PMCottage GroveWest Point Douglas Rd, South of Seiben Bridge in front of the Youth Service Bureau6:00 PMShorehamCP Facility - 2800 Central Avenue NE8:45 PM Thursday, December 13, 2012LorettoHennepin Count Rd 19 railroad crossing4:30 PMBuffaloBy the McDonald's on 612 North East 3rd Ave6:00 PMAnnandaleWest side of Downtown Park over the Oak Ave crossing7:30 PMEden ValleyState St railroad crossing (also known as State Hwy 22)9:15 PM Friday, December 14, 2012GlenwoodCP Station, 20 - 15th Street NE10:15 AMAlexandriaEight Ave East railroad crossing by Hubbard Feed Mill at 8th & Nokomis12:00noonDetroit LakesHolmes Street railroad crossing near Holmes Community Center3:30 PMPlummerMain crossing on Central Avenue7:00 PMThief River FallsCP Depot, City Hall, 405 Third Street East8:30 PM Saturday, December 15, 2012Elbow LakeMain St railroad crossing4:45 PMHankinsonAmerican Legion parking lot, 122 1st St (Main St crossing north side of track)7:00 PMEnderlinCP Depot, 101 Harvest Lane9:45 PMSunday, December 16, 2012HarveyCP Depot, 600 Lincoln Ave4:30 PMMinotMain St railroad crossing7:30 PMKenmare1st Ave SW and Central Ave, East side of the railway tracks10:00 PM Monday, December 17, 2012North PortalCoach track, town centre12:00 noonEstevanEast of CP Station at vacant lot off 7th St5:00 PMWeyburn512 Railway Ave7:45 PM SOURCE: Canadian PacificFor further information: Media Contacts: Canadian Holiday Train    Kevin Hrysak (403) 836-3874 (cell) Kevin_Hrysak@cpr.ca  U.S. Holiday Train           Andy Cummings (612) 554-0850 (cell) Andy_Cummings@cpr.ca *CP Media Line: 1-855-242-3674 (24/7-Toll Free)