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Smoke & Cinders (3rd Quarter 2017) – Riding in Luxury

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Riding in Luxury

In the last issue of Smoke and Cinders we talked about the special events that are used to boost TVRM’s income. While these events generate a higher ticket price (and cost) they represent a relatively small part of our operating schedule. For a much longer part of the year we operate off site excursions in North Georgia and on the Hiwassee. These trains have constraints on the number of cars that can be handled, so how does TVRM maximize the revenue from those trains? In addition to the cars with standard coach class seating TVRM offers Premium seating in one of five specialty cars. Included are the observations cars at the end…

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