Santa Train brings holiday cheer to 300 kids in West Palm Beach

The Santa Train made its annual Jacksonville-Miami run on Saturday, including a stop in West Palm Beach. Click the video for the highlights.

About 300 kids sat on Santa’s lap after the train pulled in around 3 p.m. just east of the Florida East Coast Railway tracks on 36 Street.wreath

The train left Jacksonville at 6:30 a.m. and made its final stop in Hialeah around 6 p.m. with stops along the way in St. Augustine, New Smyrna Beach, Cocoa, Fort Pierce and Fort Lauderdale.

A total of 936 kids got gifts from Santa and his FEC elves – mainly $10 Burger King gift cards, coloring books, school supplies and water bottles.

On every other day of the year, Santa has a different name and job — Jim Hertwig, the FEC’s chief executive officer.

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