Yule, Solstice, Christmas, Winter Holiday of your choice

Challenge #154 in the Eclectic series. Hosted by Ro13.
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The 21st is the shortest period of daylight in the northern hemisphere. Many cultures and religions have a winter holiday around this time of year. Capture the essence of a specific winter holiday and please add a note if it is about a certain aspect or meaning. Pleae be respectful when including ANY religious iconry
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Holiday Night Flyer
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This special passenger train is colorfully lit only during the Xmas - New Year Holidays. Catching it passing by my car near the Boadwalk in Santa Cruz was purely a lucky accident where I had my camera with me.
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Submitted: Sunday, 30th December, 2012 08:15 (GMT)
Taken: Sunday, 2nd December, 2012
Focal length: 30 mm
Shutter speed: 1/10 sec
Aperture: F5.6
ISO: 100
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