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EXCITING NEW ADDITION: 9:30 AM SATURDAY MISSIONARY RIDE LOCAL AT TVRM

More Opportunities to Explore: New Saturday Morning Departure for Missionary Ride Local

Great news for train enthusiasts and weekend adventurers! The Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum (TVRM) is thrilled to announce an addition to our schedule, catering to the increased demand and enthusiasm we’ve seen from our visitors. Starting May 28, 2011, and running through August 23, 2011, we will be adding a special 9:30 AM departure for the beloved Missionary Ride Local, but only on Saturdays!

Why the New Departure Time?

Due to a significant rise in ridership, we’ve listened to your feedback and are excited to provide more opportunities for our guests to experience the charm and history of our Missionary Ride Local. This new morning departure time is perfect for those looking to start their weekend with a scenic, historical journey.

What to Expect on the Missionary Ridge Local

The Missionary Ridge Local offers a unique glimpse into the rich railroad heritage of our region. As you travel through scenic landscapes, you’ll experience the beauty and tranquility of a bygone era of train travel.

Booking Your Tickets

Don’t miss out on this new, convenient departure time. Book your tickets now for an unforgettable Saturday morning ride!

Plan Your Visit

For more information on the Missionary Ride Local and other exciting events at TVRM, visit our website: www.tvrail.com

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