CVSR Seeking Polar Express Volunteers

The Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad is seeking volunteers for its Polar Express trains that will operate between Nov. 8 and Dec. 21.

Volunteers must complete a volunteer agreement and undergo training.

Training sessions will be held at the Fitzwater Maintenance Yard, 7600 Canal Road, at 7 p.m. on Oct. 1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 9, 16, 17, 21, 23.

Training sessions will also be held at 7 p.m. on Nov. 5, 6 and 11, and at 10:30 a.m. on Nov. 16 and 30.

Polar Express volunteers help create a festive atmosphere on the train through personal interaction, song and techniques to engage visitors on their mythical trip to the North Pole.

The CVSR also said that it has year around volunteer opportunities for trainmen, concessionaire / server positions, office support positions, operations positions of conductor, engineer and brakeman, and maintenance support positions.

Qualifications and trains are required for operating positions and maintenance support jobs.

Upcoming orientation sessions for volunteers will be conducted at Fitzwater at 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 16.

The volunteer agreement can be found online at

Information is available by calling 800-468-4070, extension 226.

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