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Train Travel Tips

Embarking on a rail journey soon? Explore the “Train Travel Tips” category on the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum News and Update blog. From packing essentials to making the most of your travel experience aboard our historic trains, this category provides insightful guidance tailored to the needs of both novice travelers and seasoned rail enthusiasts.

Whether it’s understanding the unique features of vintage rail cars or exploring onboard amenities and services, our “Train Travel Tips” offers essential advice and fascinating insights. These expertly curated posts will ensure that you’re well-prepared for an unforgettable journey through the Tennessee Valley.

Summeville Steam Special: Chattanooga to Summerville

Iconic Summerville Steam Special is back! On a balmy September Saturday in Summerville, the town’s signature Cook-Off brought together chili specialists with an array of autumn flavors. As residents served up their chili and stews, the town morphed into a festive fall haven. Amidst the vibrant atmosphere, the awaited highlight was the grand arrival of…

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September 18, 2023

All Aboard for a Day of Celebration at TVRM!

TVRM: Celebrating 62 Years of Preserving Railroad Magic! It was a day marked by the gentle chug of trains, the informative hum of demonstrations, and the grandeur of a double header – all culminating in the mystique of a night photo shoot. A full day at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum (TVRM) brought together rail…

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September 10, 2023

Ride, Relax, Revel: The Hiwassee River Train Experience

Discover the Majestic Hiwassee River Gorge Aboard TVRM’s Scenic Railroad Are you craving a scenic escape, an adventure that sweeps you away from the humdrum of everyday life? The Hiwassee River Scenic Railroad offers an unparalleled journey through the breathtaking Hiwassee River Gorge, ensuring every moment is captured in picturesque beauty. Choose from two fantastic…

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August 29, 2023

Explore East Tennessee Aboard the Copperhill Special: A Journey Through History and Natural Beauty

This Saturday, embark on a journey that promises to leave you spellbound by the breathtaking vistas and rustic charm of East Tennessee’s landscape. The Copperhill Special, an 85-mile round trip, will carry you through some of the most magnificent scenery that this region has to offer. Discover the Wonders of Hiwassee River Gorge The journey…

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April 6, 2023

Experience Autumn’s Splendor on the Hiwassee River Scenic Railroad

As the leaves begin to turn and the air becomes crisp, there’s no better way to experience the magic of autumn than by taking a scenic ride on the Hiwassee River Scenic Railroad. Situated in the enchanting surroundings of Delano, Tennessee, this remarkable journey offers a front-row seat to nature’s colorful display. If you’re ready…

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October 17, 2022

A Colorful Journey through Hiwassee River Gorge: TVRM’s Half-Day Fall Train Ride

October has arrived, bringing with it the enchanting hues of autumn. As the leaves begin to change, there’s no better way to witness the spectacular fall colors than by embarking on a stunning half-day train ride through the Hiwassee River Gorge. This season, the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum (TVRM) invites you to join us on…

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October 8, 2022

Smoke & Cinders (4th Quarter 2017) – Being in Select Company – TVRM Joins the SHA

TVRM Joins the Elite League of Southern Highlands Attractions The Southern Highlands Attractions (SHA) is a prestigious group of travel attractions that dot the southern end of the Appalachian Mountains. Home to some of the finest tourist destinations, the group boasts of members such as the Biltmore Estate, Shenandoah Caverns, The Blowing Rock, Rock City,…

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April 12, 2021