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Is the bell still ringing in the Polar Express?

Is the bell still ringing in the Polar Express?

At one time, most of my friends could hear the bell, but as years passed, it fell silent for all of them. Even Sarah found one Christmas that she could no longer hear its sweet sound. Though I’ve grown old, the bell still rings for me, as it does for all who truly believe.

Is the Polar Express based on a book?

The Polar Express is a 2004 American computer-animated adventure film based on the 1985 children’s book of the same name by Chris Van Allsburg, who also served as one of the executive producers on the film.

Where was the Polar Express on Christmas Eve?

In Grand Rapids, Michigan, on the night of Christmas Eve, a boy becomes skeptical of the existence of Santa Claus. Struggling to fall asleep, he witnesses a steam locomotive arrive on the street, and goes outside to examine it. The conductor introduces the train as the Polar Express, bound for the North Pole.

What happens at the end of the Polar Express?

He sees a conductor who then proceeds to look up at his window. He runs downstairs and goes outside. The conductor explains the train is called the Polar Express, and is journeying to the North Pole. The boy then boards the train, which is filled with many other children in their pajamas.

Are there any cancellations for the Polar Express?

THE POLAR EXPRESS™ at the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad from Great Smoky Mountains Railroad on Vimeo. We encourage guests to plan ahead and stay apprised of the latest weather developments. Cancellations of a POLAR EXPRESS departure because of inclement weather are very rare.

When does the Polar Express arrive at the North Pole?

Children’s faces show the magic of the season when the train arrives at the North Pole to find Santa Claus waiting. Santa will board THE POLAR EXPRESS™, greeting each child and presenting them with a special gift as in the story, their own silver sleigh bell. Christmas carols will be sung as they return back to the Bryson City Depot.

How to make a reservation for the Polar Express?

You can add any or all of the official THE POLAR EXPRESS™ merchandise to your reservation whether you book online or by phone at 800-872-4681! Already have a reservation? Give us a call at 800-872-4681 to have a reservationist add it to your reservation.

What does Santa do on the Polar Express?

Santa will board THE POLAR EXPRESS™, greeting each child and presenting them with a special gift as in the story, their own silver sleigh bell. Christmas carols will be sung as they return back to the Bryson City Depot. We will be taking every precaution to properly sanitize and clean during and inbetween this magical journey.