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EXPERIENCE THE HISTORY OF RAILROADS WITH TVRM: A WEEKEND OF STEAM AND DIESEL ADVENTURES

The Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum (TVRM) is proud to announce an extraordinary opportunity for train enthusiasts, history buffs, and families looking for a unique weekend adventure. Join us for a thrilling experience featuring Steam stars #4501 and #630, and Diesel 710 on Saturday, June 1, and Sunday, June 2.

The Summerville Steam Special: A Double-Headed Delight

This weekend offers a rare chance to witness steam locomotives #4501 and #630 double-heading on the Summerville Steam Special. Feel the power of these majestic machines as they chug along the beautiful Tennessee landscape. It’s not just a train ride; it’s a journey back in time.

Missionary Ridge Local: Diesel Drifts and Steam Returns

On Saturday, June 1, Diesel 710 will drift the rails on the Missionary Ridge Local, providing a distinct experience of the Diesel era. Then, on Sunday, June 2, #630 will be back for more steam-powered rides as we continue into the full steam season at TVRM.

Why Ride with TVRM?

The TVRM is more than a museum; it’s a living, breathing testament to the role that railroads played in the development of the region. Whether you’re a dedicated train aficionado or a curious visitor looking for a novel experience, our rides offer something for everyone. From the sights, sounds, and smells of the steam engines to the smooth hum of Diesel 710, you’ll be transported to a different era.

Come Ride with Us in Chattanooga!

With offerings like the Summerville Steam Special and the Missionary Ridge Local, TVRM continues to be a hub for rail history and excitement in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to make some train history of your own.

The locomotives are ready, the tracks are set, and all that’s missing is you! Book your tickets now and be a part of this incredible weekend.

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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.