SANTA EXPRESS TRAIN. Dates of Service NOV 17 – DEC 24 and DEC UP TO THREE DAILY DEPARTURES! Please arrive 45 minutes prior to. You'll get to hear the true story of Christmas like you've never heard it before as you take the minute journey around the Dry Gulch property on our authentic. The Christmas Train. Climb Aboard. Treat your family to an unforgettable ride aboard The Christmas Train at Dry Gulch, U.S.A.. The Christmas Train is a holiday.