KCS Holiday Express Returns to Shreveport This Year
The KCS Holiday Express train is back for 2022. After taking a break because of the pandemic, this special Christmas train will hit the rains across the south to bring joy to thousands of families.
This is an older video of some of the beauty you will get to see with this special event.
On Wednesday November 23rd the train will be available for KCS family and friends at the KCS yard in north Shreveport at 4pm before it pulls out for the journey across the south.
On Sunday December 4th the Holiday Express will be in Shreveport for the public to enjoy. It will be at the KCS Yard on North Lakeshore beginning at 4pm.
This year, the festive, six-car holiday train will bring Santa Claus and his elves to 20 communities in eight states. Five of those stops are in Louisiana and the train will also make a stop in Texarkana.
“KCS is thrilled that we can once again run the Holiday Express train and stop in communities along our rail network,” said president and CEO Patrick J. Ottensmeyer. “We are grateful to the many donors who continued to support the virtual Holiday Express program over the last two years, and look forward to another successful fundraising campaign to help The Salvation Army help people who need it most during the holiday season.”
The KCS Holiday Express will stop in these Louisiana Cities:
• Monroe - Nov. 25
• Mansfield - Nov. 29
• DeQuincy - Nov. 30
• Leesville - Dec. 2
• Shreveport - Dec. 4.
The stop in Texarkana is on December 5.
If you want to see the full schedule for the KCS Holiday Express, click here.