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The CSX Santa Train, enjoying new life after a two-year hiatus during the COVID-19 pandemic, again delighted children and adults along its 110-mile former Clinchfield Railroad route between Shelby, Ky., and Kingsport, Tenn. This year’s train featured a new “Santa Car” rebuilt from a former Pan Am Railways office car, as well as the active participation of CSX CEO Joe Hinrichs, who has embraced the Santa Train tradition since joining the railroad. Here’s a look at the train from photographer Steve Smedley, plus some bonus images from Ron Flanary, who filed a report on the Nov. 18 trip for Trains News Wire [see “CSX Santa Train returns …,”Trains News Wire, Nov. 19, 2023].