2014 RAILFEST INFORMATION

 

 

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Tennessee Valley Railfest is a special celebration of railroading marking the 53rd Anniversary of the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum!  An exciting weekend of live entertainment, special exhibits and displays, visiting railway equipment, and of course plenty of train rides for all to enjoy.  Children’s activities will include a magician, petting zoo, pony rides, wooden train tables, coloring pages, and more. 

 

 

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FESTIVAL TRAIN SCHEDULE:

Throughout each day, Missionary Ridge Local trains will operate on a convenient, frequent schedule.  Missionary Ridge Local runs from Grand Junction through Missionary Ridge Turnnel to East Chattanooga and return.  Railfest ticket holders can ride these trains on an unlimited basis as space allows.  For Missionary Ridge Local information click here

 

Daily Missionary Ridge Local Schedule:

  • 9:30 departure (Saturday only)
  • 10:40 departure
  • 12:05 departure
  • 1:15 departure
  • 2:25 departure
  • 3:35 departure

 

EXCURSION TRAIN SCHEDULE:

 

TBA: Approximate half-day excursion with newly-restored steam locomotive #4501.

 

 

LIVE ENTERTAINMENT SCHEDULE:

 

Saturday, Sept 6

  • 10:00-12:00 Lone Mountain Band (Bluegrass)
  • 11:00-5:00 Roving magic by Mike Edwards
  • 12:00-1:00 The Lawmen (Country)
  • 1:00-3:00 Dana Rogers (Folk/Country)
  • 3:00-5:00 The Lawmen (Country)

Sunday, Sept 7

  • 10:00-12:00 9th Street Stompers (Feisty Jazz/Swing/Blues)
  • 11:00-5:00 Roving magic by Mike Edwards
  • 12:00-2:00 Mason Dixieland Line (Dixieland Jazz)
  • 2:00-5:00 Scenic City Jazz Band (Modern Jazz)


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