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InMotion | Episode #14

Santa Express

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Line Reveal Intro: "SEPTA: InMotion
Santa Express
Bringing in the Holiday Season"

(Elves are in a circle, holding hands, with children and their parents singing holiday songs.)

"People of all ages celebrate the beginning of the holiday season..."

(The Santa Express train arrives at 69th Street Transportation Center.)

"aboard SEPTA's Santa Express."

(The Train Operator smiles and waves to the camera. A little girl plays with Santa stickers while riding the train. There's a close-up shot of the tinsel and snowflakes hanging from the ceiling of the train.)

[Holiday music plays.]

(Passengers are sitting inside the decorated train. The elves come in and begin to sing holiday songs with them.)

"Trains decked out for the holiday season took passengers from 69th Street and Frankford Transportation Centers..."

(Santa, Mrs. Clause, and the elves arrive at Market East the Gallery. Santa's elves dance and entertain the crowd.)

"to greet Santa, Mrs. Clause, and the elves at Market East the Gallery."

(A small band plays holiday songs. A little girl is praised for singing and dancing so nicely with the elves.)

"SEPTA's Media/Elwyn and Warminster regional rail lines also participated in the Santa Express."

(Santa, Mrs. Clause, and the elves lead a parade, with loud festive music, through the Gallery to Santa's throne.)

"Santa and all of his little helpers paraded to his throne at the Gallery..."

(Santa stands up on a platform with Mrs. Clause, surrounded by his elves, to greet everyone.)

"and spent some time with their adoring fans."

(Santa remains on the platform and asks the audience a question.)

Santa: "How many people rode the train today?"

(The audience throws their hands in the air and screams from excitement. Santa is pleasantly surprised and replies.)

Santa: "LOOK AT THAT! YaY! Ho! Ho! Ho!

(The view out of the first car on a Santa Express train approaching Center City. A "Happy Holidays" sticker is seen as well as the skyline of Center City.)

"The SEPTA Santa Express-your ticket to holiday spirit!"

(SEPTA logo)