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Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with a Unique Train Dining Experience!

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day Aboard Tennessee Valley Railroad’s Historical Trains

Are you ready to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in a unique and memorable way? The Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum offers just the thing with its “Dinner on the Diner” event, scheduled for March 15, 16, and 17. This special dinner train promises an immersive experience filled with delectable cuisine and a touch of history.

What Makes This Dinner Train Event Unique?

Dinner on the Diner is not just a dining experience; it’s a journey through time. The event takes place aboard historical trains, each with its own story. For instance, the Southern Railway 3158, known as “Travelers Fare,” provides a glimpse into the past of American rail travel. This is a perfect opportunity to enjoy fine dining while embracing the rich heritage of railroad travel in the U.S.

What Can Guests Expect in Terms of Menu and Service?

The special St. Patrick’s Day menu is a culinary delight. It features traditional Irish dishes like Shepherd’s Pie and Corned Beef with Cabbage, alongside other exquisite options such as Sautéed Salmon Gravlax and Vegetarian Lasagna. The dessert options, including the delightful Grasshopper Pie and the classic Apple Pie, are sure to satisfy any sweet tooth. This three-course meal is complemented by a selection of beverages, ensuring a complete dining experience.

How Does This Event Connect with Chattanooga’s Local History?

The event’s location, departing from 4119 Cromwell Rd, Chattanooga, TN, is significant. Chattanooga has a rich historical connection with the railroad industry, playing a crucial role in the development of railway networks in the Southeastern United States. By participating in this event, guests not only enjoy a festive meal but also connect with a pivotal part of Chattanooga’s history.

Reader Questions:

  1. Is this event suitable for families? Not recommended for children under 8 years old. Please note that our signature dining car menu and per-person pricing is the same for adults and children.
  2. What are the seating options? Seating Types and Arrangements:
    1. Dining Car Table Ticket (Seats up to 4 passengers):
      • Features dining room tables.
      • Current cars: Southern Railway 3158/”Travelers Fare” and Grand Trunk Western 899/”Silver Lake”.
    2. Pullman Section Table (Seats 2 passengers):
      • Provides a more intimate seating arrangement.
      • Located in Pullman Company 97/”Clover Colony”.

    Note: It’s important to remember that Dining and Pullman seating are in different cars. Choosing different seating types means you will not be seated together.

  3. How can I learn more about the historical trains used for this event? For more information on the historical significance of the trains used in the Dinner on the Diner event.
From $95

Dinner Train

March 15, 2024 - October 26, 2024 EDT

The Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum Dinner Train is a unique opportunity to enjoy a railroad excursion trip and fine dining en route. The train travels through the Tennessee Valley, making this a perfect outing for anyone who loves trains and good food.

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