Christmas Express lights up holidays

The Summerland Christmas Express will be making 10 runs in December.

The Summerland Christmas Express will be making 10 runs in December.

Operated by the Kettle Valley Steam Railway, the heritage locomotive, coaches and station will be decorated with holiday lights.

The 10-kilometre trip will give riders a view of Summerland’s holiday lights.

Santa and Mrs. Claus will be on board to hand out goodie bags to children and all riders will get a cup of hot cocoa.

Felix Possak will provide Christmas music and entertainment.

The railway’s gift shop will be open at the station for Christmas shoppers.

These are the departure dates and times: Dec. 10 and 11, 4 and 6 p.m., Dec. 16, 5 and 7 p.m., Dec. 17 and 18 p.m., 4 and 6 p.m.

Fortis has donated low energy lights for the Christmas Express.

Reservations are required. Go to www.kettlevalleyrail.org for ticket details.