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Canada's "Christmas Train" Passed Through Montreal Yesterday And The Photos Will Make You Wish You Went

The CP Holiday Train finally made its way through Montreal yesterday!

After the Canadian Pacific Railway released its schedule for 2018, it quickly became one of the most anticipated events of the holiday season.

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TL;DR The CP Holiday Train made two stops on Montreal Island last night. Below are just some of the photos spectators posted to Instagram under the hashtag #cpholidaytrain.

With stops around the country and a display that combines patriotism with holiday cheer, the train has become a Canadian tradition.

Yesterday, it made two stops on Montreal Island: one in Beaconsfield and one in Montreal West.

A gentle snowfall made it a picture-perfect event. Take a look at some of the photos that spectators posted to Instagram under the hashtag #cpholidaytrain.

If you didn't attend this year, you'll definitely want to next year!

The fluorescent lights reflect beautifully off the falling snow.

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The train evokes a bit of an eerie, mysterious feeling that makes you feel like the child at the beginning of the Polar Express.

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The Holiday Train will continue to make stops across the U.S. and Canada through December. 

Check out this article to view its full schedule.

If this inspires you to take part in other holiday fun, you can check out these pop-up Christmas villages in Montreal, this pop-up Christmas bar, or these Holiday markets.

Montreal is full of holiday-themed events. You just have to know where to look!

Stay tuned!

    Thomas MacDonald
    Senior Editor
    Thomas MacDonald is a Senior Editor for MTL Blog focused on Montreal public transit and is based in Montreal, Quebec.
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