Published December 09. 2013 4:00AM
The Essex Steam Train's North Pole Express is up and running and will offer rides through Sunday, Dec. 29. Trips on the Express include sing-a-longs, hot chocolate, visits with Santa and Mrs. Claus, and live musical performances of "The Night Before Christmas." Each child will receive a small gift from Santa.
The North Pole Express departs at 5 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 7 p.m., and 7:30 p.m. The Santa Special runs during the day through Monday, Dec. 23.
For more information or tickets, visit www.essexsteamtrain.com.