Metro Transit, the transit operator in the Minneapolis and St. Paul region, and the BNSF Railway are excited to offer a new holiday tradition on Saturday, December 9, 2017. Take the Northstar commuter train starting at Big Lake, MN station all the way to Union Depot in St. Paul, where everyone will be able to enjoy the outdoor European Christmas Market for two hours of shopping, food and seasonal entertainment for the whole family! Santa’s elves will be making an appearance on the train ride, helping you get into the holiday spirit. Please consider bringing a non-perishable food item [...]
During the holiday season, Christmas Markets can be found all over Europe and even in other parts of the world. One said market is shown here in Vienna, Austria.
As tourists and locals alike ply Damrak in Amsterdam, the holidays are on display for everyone to enjoy.
Hundreds of heads were turned this morning at King’s Cross Station in London as Virgin Trains unveiled its two Christmas trains sporting striking blue liveries in place of the famous Virgin red. A Pendolino transformed into a Penguilino and a Class 91 made over as Claus 91 appeared side by side for the first time at London’s iconic station.
The unveiling marked the end of a nationwide competition amongst primary school children for a Christmas Train design. Joint winners, nine year old Amber Maxfield and 11 year old Madeleine Deakin, were there to see their festive drawings come [...]