Santa Train to ride the rails through the region delivering tons of gifts

Santa Train (Source: Facebook)

TRI-CITIES, TN/VA (WJHL) – Jolly Old Saint Nicholas is coming to town this weekend. He will ride the rails through the region on the Santa Train.

Santa has come all the way from the North Pole to make a 110 mile journey across the Tri-Cities. His journey will begin in eastern Kentucky and end in Kingsport just in time to join Kingsport’s Christmas Parade.

Along the route, Santa and his elves will distribute more than 15 tons of gifts.

The schedule of drop-offs:

  • 5:45 a.m. Shelby
  • 6:20 a.m. Marrowbone
  • 7:05 a.m. Elkhorn City
  • 7:45 a.m. Toms Bottom
  • 8:07 a.m. Haysi
  • 8:40 a.m. Clinchco
  • 9:08 a.m. Fremont
  • 10:08 a.m. Dante
  • 10:53 a.m. St. Paul
  • 12:03 p.m. Dungannon
  • 12:48 p.m. Ft. Blackmore
  • 1:48 p.m. Kermit
  • 2:20 p.m. Waycross
  • 2:58 p.m. Kingsport

Country music star Darryl Worley will serve as this year’s celebrity guest aboard the train.

This week, Santa’s elves and community volunteers are packing for the 74th running of the Santa Train.


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