The Polar Express stops in Sevierville

SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- It's a classic Christmas story; the tale of a young boy who travels to the North Pole on Christmas Eve by way of the Polar Express. Some lucky kids at Sevierville Primary spent the day re-living the book.

It was just like a page from the book, The Polar Express, children dressed in PJ's and slippers at Sevierville Primary ready to board the Polar Express.

However, they didn't have tickets and it wasn't Christmas Eve. But to their surprise a guest came into their classroom looking for tickets.

He was dressed from head to toe in the classic train conductor uniform. It was complete with tickets for the children and the famous hole puncher that was used in the story.

Even though the children can't leave on the Polar Express quite yet; they had a chance to meet and greet with the conductor himself.

It was a long journey from the North Pole but well worth it because he wanted to let the kids know that they should always believe.


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  • by Bob Location: Sevierville on Dec 25, 2010 at 05:26 PM
    Hank needs to practice being a Christian. Calling people names is not Christian. Glad he didn't lose it. The conductor interview was in Character, not in real life. Maybe Hank should watch the movie. Jesus is not mentioned in the movie.
  • by Hank Location: Maryville on Dec 22, 2010 at 06:40 AM
    I watched the clip on this today and when i heard the 'conductor' say..."if they (the kids) don't believe in Santa, the what's the point of Christmas?"...I almost lost it. what a jerk to have on your station....he needs to find out the 'point' of Christmas...he may not believe in Jesus Christ, but Jesus' birth IS the point of Christmas

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