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.
Southern Railway 829
Constructed by the Budd Company in 1949, this 52-seat lightweight coach was created specifically for the Southern Railway. Its service included prestigious trains like “The Southerner,” “The Tennessean,” “The Royal Palm,” and “The Crescent.” Currently, the Southern Appalachia Railway Museum owns the car, and it 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.