CP Holiday Train making stops in Maine on Wednesday

Published: Nov. 22, 2022 at 1:57 PM EST|Updated: Nov. 23, 2022 at 12:35 PM EST
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HERMON, Maine (WABI) - Some of our neighbors to the north will be paying us a festive visits on Wednesday with the return of the The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train!

It’s back on the rails this season on its first cross-continent tour in three years.

The CP Holiday Train will be making its first-ever stops in Jackman, Brownville and Hermon.

They will have a 30 minute concert at each stop.

Canadian Pacific says the train will again raise money, food and awareness for local food banks in communities along the CP network.

The last two years they have done virtual shows so they are excited to get back to hitting the rails and visiting communities.

The events are all free to attend.

SCHEDULE - Wed. Nov. 23:

Jackman: CP railyard, 4 Walton Street adjacent to Rancourt Logistics

  • Arrival: 10:30 AM
  • Event: 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Brownville: CP railyard, 1586 Main Road adjacent to CP parking lot

  • Arrival: 2:25 PM
  • Event: 2:45 PM - 3:15 PM

Hermon: Railway crossing on Dave’s Way between Coldbrook Road & Printers Drive.

  • Arrival: 5:45 PM
  • Event: 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM

In Brownville, parking is available at Davis Field and Rowell’s Garage will be providing a shuttle bus to the CP Railyard beginning at 2 p.m.

In Hermon, town officials say parking will be via Autocar Lane off Coldbrook Road. There will be some partial street closures and temporary no parking.

They ask people to please follow the signage.

The concert will take place on Daves Way which will be pedestrian only from Printers Drive to Coldbrook Road.

”So, we’re asking that people who are really interested in coming to secure a good spot to park and then move up to this stage area, 5:45 at the latest and you won’t have any problem. Park anywhere in Coldbrook Business Park, then you can come up to the stage area and enjoy the show. For C Railway to offer something like this to all the communities and stops, we’re very proud,” said Scott Perkins, City of Hermon executive director.

Members of the Hermon’s public safety department will be on hand to help.

For more information, visit: https://www.cpr.ca/holidaytrain