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Polar Express Sold Out Locally Over the Weekend

December 20th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

Sold out crowds all weekend at the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad as the popular Polar Express excursions were led for the first time by steam locomotive 1309. The Polar Express excursion for families is about an hour with the train taking riders to a Christmas village setup at Helmstetter’s Curve near Cash Valley Road and returning. Excursions run three times a day on Friday and Sunday and four times on Saturdays. Wes Heinz, WMSR general manager, talked with WCBC’s Chris Myers who rode along Friday afternoon about the success of Polar Express …