The Chickamauga Turn is a historic 6-hour train ride to the Civil War town of Chickamauga, Georgia. The journey takes passengers through the beautiful rolling hills of rural Georgia via the former Central of Georgia Railroad.
This 52 seat lightweight coach was built by the Budd Company in 1949 for the Southern Railway. The car was used on trains such as “The Southerner,” “The Tennessean,” “The Royal Palm,” and “The Crescent.” The car is owned by the Southern Appalachia Railway Museum and is leased to the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum.
Car: Southern Railway 829
Car Type: Coach
Operators: Southern Railway, Southern Appalachia Railway Museum, Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum
Builder: Budd Company
Date Built: 1949
Number of Seats: 52
Paint Scheme: None
Come to the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum and take a ride on the North Pole Limited Christmas Train! You’ll get to visit the North Pole and see all of the Christmas decorations. It’s the most popular annual event, and has been a family tradition since 1999.