Mission Inn's holiday lights might glow more brightly if trains were more frequent, but rail works for one cruise passenger

As you describe it in the article “Lights Fantastic” (Dec. 18, by Valli Herman), the Festival of Lights at the Mission Inn Hotel & Spa in Riverside is "in a class by itself."

A day trip to Riverside by train to see the Festival of Lights, especially for children, would be a wonderful experience. The Metrolink train station is within walking distance of the Mission Inn.

Unfortunately, Metrolink train...