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As the sun casts its golden hue over the horizon and the cool evening breeze sweeps in, there’s no better way to embrace the beauty of a Chattanooga sunset than aboard the Evening Ridge Runner. This year has been a whirlwind of excitement and adventures for everyone who’s hopped aboard, and as the season draws to a close, we want to remind all train enthusiasts of the last two rides lined up.

The Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum is hosting the final Evening Ridge Runner rides tonight and next Saturday. It’s not just any train ride; it’s an evening filled with nostalgia, mesmerizing sunsets, and the rhythmic lull of train tracks echoing tales from the golden age of rail travel.

Why Should You Hop On?

This season of the Evening Ridge Runner has been nothing short of phenomenal, marking a remarkable debut year. The memories made, the stories shared, and the stunning views captured have left an indelible mark on our hearts.

As a special treat, the ride on September 9 promises more than just scenic beauty. You can sway to the rhythm of live music and quench your thirst with beverages available for purchase on board. With the setting sun and melodic tunes filling the air, it promises to be a delightful evening.

Details for the Evening Ridge Runner Rides:

  • Location: Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum, 4119 Cromwell Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421.
  • Dates: Sunday, September 3 and Saturday, September 9, 2023.
  • Time: 7 pm (Eastern)
  • Price: $30 per ticket. Suitable for ages two and up.

Want to get even closer to the action? Exciting cab rides will be available for purchase at the depot on the day of the trips. It’s an exclusive experience you wouldn’t want to miss!

Spaces are filling up fast, and if you haven’t booked your spot yet, now is the time! Reserve your seat by booking your tickets online.

Come be a part of this enchanting journey. As the sun sets and the train whistles blow, let’s bid adieu to this season of the Evening Ridge Runner together. Come ride with us and create memories that will last a lifetime!

Founder's Day

September 7, 2024 @ 9:30 PM - 3:30 PM EDT

The Founder’s Day event at TVRM celebrates over six decades of dedicated railroad preservation and history. Attendees will experience a unique journey through time, showcasing the legacy and vision of the museum’s pioneers.