BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (AP) - Canadian Pacific's Holiday Train is gearing up for its appearance in eastern New York as part of its annual cross-continent trip, collecting donations for local food pantries while providing live entertainment at each stop.
The train decorated with hundreds of thousands of lights starts its journey in Quebec on Tuesday and makes its first U.S. stop the next evening at the Steamtown Railroad Museum in Scranton, Pa. The train then heads north to Binghamton for an appearance at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Stops are scheduled for Thursday in Oneonta, Cobleskill, Delanson, Schenectady and Saratoga Springs. Friday's stops include Fort Edward, Whitehall, Ticonderoga, Port Henry, Plattsburgh and Rouses Point.
Entertainers on the U.S. train include The Claytones and Canadian Country Music Hall of Famer Tracey Brown.