All Aboard For Disney’s A Christmas Carol Train Tour

All Aboard For “Disney’s A Christmas Carol” Train TourDisney is pulling out all the whistle stops and taking its show on the road with a spectacular immersive and interactive 40-city train tour including a 3D sneak peek of film footage from the upcoming movie “Disney’s A Christmas Carol,” it was announced today by Dick Cook, chairman, The Walt Disney Studios.  Set amidst a snowy backdrop-complete with all of the sights and sounds of Christmas including carolers, decorations, giveaways and many more surprises in each of the 40 cities-the Train Tour is being launched with HP on board as the title and technology sponsor and driven by Amtrak.  This family event is for guests of all ages and is free to the public.

Starring Jim Carrey and directed by Academy Award-winning filmmaker Robert Zemeckis, “Disney’s A Christmas Carol” opens in theatres November 6 in Disney Digital 3D™ and in IMAX 3D.

Among the highlights of the tour are authentic artifacts on loan from the Charles Dickens Museum of London; artwork, costumes and props from the film; demonstrations of performance capture technology; and a chance to morph your face into one of the film’s characters using HP TouchSmart PCs.  At each stop along the way, a state-of-the-art Disney Digital 3D Theatre will be erected, where guests can get a sneak peek of “Disney’s A Christmas Carol” and see other exclusive behind-the-scenes materials from the movie. The latest details about tour stops and scheduled events are available at www.christmascaroltraintour.com.

Featuring four custom-designed vintage rail cars full of behind-the-scenes attractions, entertaining demonstrations, and fun activities, the tour will have its inaugural stop at Los Angeles’ Union Station over Memorial Day Weekend, from May 22nd through May 25th.  During the next 24 weeks, the train will make 40 stops in 36 states, as it travels its way across more than 16,000 miles of track.  The tour will finish at New York’s Grand Central Terminal over the weekend of October 30th through November 1st.

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Published by Larry Fire

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5 thoughts on “All Aboard For Disney’s A Christmas Carol Train Tour

  1. Would like to take 70 of my 5th grade students on the train tour May 22 in the AM. Please let me know if I need reservation or can I just show up.
    e-mail mskrauss77@yahoo.com
    cell 323-440-6234
    Thank you
    Pauline Muniz

  2. our local nbc affiliate (channel 12) is reporting that the train will arrive in phoenix; however, your website reports Williams, Arizona is the only Arizona stop. What’s the truth..I know thirty kids that would like to take part in the event but we’re confused. Don Smith 602-264-6372…help, please

  3. I would like to know when, where and if your Disney Train will arrive in Phoenix. As a former teacher I know lots of kids who would like to attend the event but our local news is broadcasting that the train isn’t coming to phoenix..What Up?

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