Santa and his helpers will be riding the rails December 14! Bring the children and grandparents. Have some great Christmas season fun on the Tri-State Santa Claus train ride. You will be helping preserve New Jersey area railroad history.

Who doesn’t like a visit with Santa AND a train ride? The Tri-State Railway Historical Society, Inc. (Tri-State) will run their popular Santa Train on December 14th. Santa Train rides are a great way for your children to visit with Santa and enjoy a leisurely train ride through scenic northern New Jersey. You’ll also be supporting Tri-State and its efforts to save and restore pieces of New Jersey’s transportation history. Come along and have a great time with Santa!

Trains depart from and return to the New Jersey Transit stations in; Mount Arlington, Denville and Mountain Lakes - Saturday, December 14, 2013. One morning and afternoon departure each location. Ticket prices are $15 for adults and $10 for children under 12 years. Children two yeas and younger are free.

During the approximately one hour ride Santa Claus will travel through the train and visit each child giving them a special gift from his bag. Santa likes to pose so bring your cameras! Also on board will be Mrs. Claus and other familiar characters to entertain the kids and make for a great experience for all on board.

Directions and more information: http://www.tristaterail.org/santa.html

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Tri-State Railway Historical Society, Inc. is a nonprofit all volunteer group preserving New Jersey area railroad history. Funds raised are for the National, Regional and other local rail related historical preservation projects. Tri-State holds meetings generally in the second week of each month at the Bickford Theatre at the Morris Museum on County Road 510 (Columbia Tpk.) about 1.5 miles east of Morristown. Meetings begin at 7:30 p.m., with business followed by railroad-oriented entertainment. Meetings conclude about 9:30 p.m. Visitors are welcome.