Santa Express picks up Toys for Tots donations along Naugatuck Railroad


THOMASTON, Conn. (WTNH) — The Santa Express traveled along the Naugatuck Railroad Saturday afternoon to pick up donated toys that will make the holiday brighter for children in need.

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The goal was to fill an entire train car full of toys, which will go to Toys for Tots.

The train had four stops:

  • Church Street opposite Christmas Village in Torrington
  • Along East Litchfield Road in East Litchfield
  • The Railroad Museum of New England in Thomaston
  • Fascia’s Chocolates in Waterbury

U.S. Marine Corps Reservists, as well as Santa and Mrs. Claus, were aboard to help handle the donations.

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