Canadian Pacific Holiday Train expected to pass through metro Detroit once again

Posted at 10:33 AM, Nov 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-27 14:57:47-05

(WXYZ) — A holiday delight across much of Canada and the northern United States is expected to make an appearance in metro Detroit and Michigan later this month.

Canadian Pacific's Holiday Train is expected travel through Michigan on its trip through the United States after a stop in Windsor on Saturday, Nov. 30.

While it won't specifically make a stop in Michigan, you might be be able to see the bright train if you get a spot ahead of time and prepare.

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According to the CP Holiday Train schedule, it will be in Windsor on Saturday, Nov. 30 from 6-6:30 p.m. and in Chatham, Ontario earlier in the day from 2:45 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.

After that, it will travel through Michigan on it's way to Chicago. It's next stop is in Bensenville, Illinois on Monday, Dec. 2.

According to Canadian Pacific, they may have to turn the lights off through the region for safety and security reasons. They also don't provide details on timing or the route as it moves as there are no stops and they are not traveling on CP-owned railroad tracks.

Those who do want to try and see the train are asked to stay off railroad property, which can extend about 50 feet on either side of the track.

About 1,000 feet long, the train features 14 rail cars decked out in hundreds of thousands of LED lights and designs.