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Volunteers Help Create Christmas Magic

December 1st, 2023 by WCBC Radio

The Polar Express Excursions on the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad are packed with holiday-makers visiting the North Pole. Executive Director Wes Heinz says they expect 40-45,000 riders for the Christmas season.  Making the trip a truly magical experience for riders is an effort that starts long before the holiday season.  Wes Heinz says that this year, the railroad has put together a large cast of volunteers working the holiday trains, many that are students coming from local schools…