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HONOR VETERANS AT TVRM WITH A SPECIAL TRAIN RIDE!

Exclusive Veterans Discount on TVRM Train Rides!

TVRM Salutes Our Nation’s Heroes: A Veterans Weekend Tribute

As Veterans Weekend approaches, the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum (TVRM) extends its deepest gratitude to the valiant men and women who have served our country. We also recognize the unwavering support provided by their families. To express our appreciation, TVRM is proud to offer a special tribute this Veterans Weekend, occurring on November 11th and 12th.

A Gesture of Thanks: Free Train ride for Veterans

In honor of their service, all veterans will be welcomed aboard the Missionary Ridge Local train ride with a complimentary ticket. This gesture is a small token of our nation’s appreciation for the sacrifices made by those who have donned the uniform to protect and serve.

Family Appreciation: Discounts for Loved Ones

Understanding the support and sacrifices made by the families of our veterans, TVRM is also extending a $2.00 discount on tickets for family members. This discount not only honors the service members but also acknowledges the family’s role in their support system.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. How can veterans claim their free ticket?
    Veterans can present their military ID at the ticket booth or use a dedicated online promo code to claim their free ticket for the Missionary Ridge Local excursion.
  2. Are there any limitations on the number of family member discounts available?
    Each veteran’s family members can enjoy a $2.00 discount on their tickets, ensuring the whole family can partake in the recognition of their loved one’s service.
  3. What can visitors expect on the Missionary Ridge Local excursion?
    Passengers on the Missionary Ridge Local will experience a historical journey through one of the original rail lines in Chattanooga, complete with historical narration and historical views.

A Journey of Remembrance and Recognition

The Missionary Ridge Local excursion is not just a train ride; it’s an immersive experience into the historical heart of Chattanooga. As we traverse the original rail lines, we remember the stories of those who came before us, echoing the bravery of our veterans in each rail and tie.

An Opportunity to Reflect and Connect

This Veterans Weekend, we invite our veterans, their families, and the community to join us on this special journey. It is an opportunity to reflect on the contributions of our service members, connect with history, and enjoy the company of fellow citizens in a setting that resonates with the spirit of America.

Join Us in Saying ‘Thank You’

We look forward to welcoming our veterans aboard the Missionary Ridge Local. Your service and sacrifice will never be forgotten, and it is our privilege to say “thank you” in this small but heartfelt way.

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Missionary Ridge Local Train Ride

January 1, 2024 - December 31, 2024 EST

Embark on a journey aboard our historic short-line locomotive! Our most regularly scheduled voyages, fondly known as “The Local,” initiate from our distinguished Grand Junction Station, heading towards East Chattanooga. Here, you’ll enjoy a stopover featuring an intriguing demonstration of a classic turntable, followed by a tour of our workshop.

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