• Railfest

    Visit during Railfest for live entertainment, special exhibits, visiting equipment, kids activites, and train rides!

  • MRL Chattanooga
    Rolling Time Machine

    Missionary Ridge Local trains are running daily. Ride over bridges and through pre-Civil War tunnel!

  • HRRA Reliance
    Hiwassee River Scenic Rides

    Based in Etowah, Tennessee, ride Hiwassee River Rail Adventure trains through the Scenic Hiwassee River Gorge.  Many dates from which to choose!

  • Chickamauga Turn
    Civil War & Railroad History

    Chickamauga Turn train rides take passengers from Chattanooga to historic Chickamauga, Georgia on Saturdays.

  • Dinner on the Diner
    Dinner on the Diner is finer!

    For a unique experience enjoy a tasty meal served in a vintage dining car.  Sit back and relax while you travel, and eat, in style.

  • 21st Century Steam
    Main Line excursions

    Ride 21st Century Steam excursions out of Macon and Atlanta in September and October on Norfolk Southern.

The Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum

A Ride Through Time!

The Tennessee Valley Railroad is a moving museum, offering an interactive, historical experience that will add an extra dimension to your visit to Chattanooga’s great attractions. Here you will find the only regularly scheduled, full-sized train ride in Tennessee. But it is so much more than just entertainment!

Take a trip back in time, to a slower paced era when railroad travel was a way of life. Relive the romance of the rails when vintage trains provided an escape from the everyday routine. Aboard the Tennessee Valley Railroad, you will ride a rolling time machine providing the sights and sounds of yesteryear. All Aboard at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum!

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