CP Holiday Train lit up the town

Families gathered in downtown Fernie to listen to the music and enjoy the bright lights of the CP Holiday Train.

Canadian Pacific Locomotive Engineer Aaron Armstrong drove the festive CP Holiday Train into Fernie on the evening of Dec. 10.

The CP Holiday Train made a stop in Sparwood, Fernie and Jaffray on Dec. 10. Musicians played for the crowd on their box car stage decorated with an array of flashing LED Christmas lights.

The Holiday Train travels across Canada and the United States raising money, food and awareness for food banks and hunger issues.

Major James Hagglund of the Fernie Salvation Army was there on behalf of the Fernie Food Bank to collect the donations of food brought by spectators.

The Holiday Train reaches more than 150 communities each year for a combined distance of 10,000 kilometres.

 

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