The 2012 Florida East Coast Railway Toys For Tots Christmas Train Exceeds Goals

Dec 18, 2012, 12:19 ET from Florida East Coast Railway

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Dec. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2012 Florida East Coast Railway (FEC) Toys for Tots Christmas Train completed its annual trip from Jacksonville to Miami on Saturday, December 8, 2012, again distributing toys to representatives of the United States Marine Corps, for local Toys for Tots programs.

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This year's goal of 1,000 toys for each stop was exceeded by 43%, allowing Santa Claus to deliver more than 1,430 toys to each location. "This is one example of FEC giving back to the communities where we live and operate," said Chief Executive Officer, Jim Hertwig

In only its third year, the Christmas Train has established itself as the premier fundraising event for the FEC Employees, Vendors and Suppliers donating over 11,000 toys to the communities we serve.

About Florida East Coast Railway   
Florida East Coast Railway is a 351-mile freight rail system located along the east coast of Florida and is the exclusive rail provider for PortMiami, Port Everglades, and Port of Palm Beach.  FEC connects to the national railway system in Jacksonville, Florida, to move cargo originating or terminating there.  Based in Jacksonville, Florida, FEC provides end-to-end intermodal solutions to customers who demand cost-effective and premium quality.  For more information, visit

SOURCE Florida East Coast Railway