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10/11/2011



Rail News: Canadian Pacific

CP set to collect food, monetary donations on the annual Holiday Train


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Next month, Canadian Pacific will begin collecting donations again in eight states and six Canadian provinces as part of its annual Holiday Train program. The Class I will operate the “train of lights” for the 13th year, making the Holiday Train “North America’s longest-running rolling food bank fundraiser,” CP officials said in a prepared statement.

The train will roll through about 150 cities and towns from Nov. 25-27. All food and money raised at each stop will remain in the community for local distribution. Since 1999, CP’s Holiday Train program has raised about $5.6 million and collected about 2.5 million pounds of donated food.

The Holiday Train features 14 rail cars decorated with hundreds of thousands of lights and a modified box car that serves as a traveling stage for performers.


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