The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train will operate only on the former Milwaukee Road line between Chicago and the Twin Cities this year.
On Saturday, 2 December, the train will call at Gurnee, Sturtevant, and Milwaukee.
This year, the Sunday evening, 3 December stops will include Oconomowoc.
With the coming of the Thanksgiving holidays, and the collegiate rush for something other than dorm food or ramen, Amtrak will again lay on extra trains for and from Ann Arbor, Bloomington - Normal, and Quincy on Wednesday, 22 November, and Sunday, 26 November.
Amtrak will also be requiring reservations on the Hiawatha service, 21 through 27 November.