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Tickets on sale now for 'North Pole Express' Christmas train in Michigan

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Posted at 2:39 PM, Mar 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-18 14:39:18-04

(WXYZ) — We're not even done with winter, but tickets are already on sale for the Michigan Steam Railroading Institute's "North Pole Express" trains for end of the year.

The tickets get you a round-trip ticket on the Pere Marquette, which is the train from "The Polar Express," and are four-hour trips from the Steam Railroading Institute in Owosso to the Village of Ashley Country Christmas. Each ride is about an hour.

They only run on weekends with two trips were day on the weekend, and begin on Saturday, Nov. 16 and continue through Saturday, Dec. 21. New this year is an adults-only class with high-end seating on a sofa, table or swivel-chair seats.

The cheapest tickets are between $50 and $54 and are in coach seating, which is bi-level seating. It includes one cup of hot cocoa, carhost service, assigned seating, a souvenir bell and ticket, and admission to the Village of Ashley's Country Christmas.

For more information, click here.