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Due to all the guidelines and regulations for opening - all guests will need a wrist band to enter Grand Junction Depot campus. Wrist bands will be at the parking lot check in booth.

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Chickamauga Turn (6 hours)

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Trip Details:

All aboard the Chickamauga Turn for a 6-hour ride to the historic Civil War town of Chickamauga, Georgia via the former Central of Georgia Railroad. During the trip, enjoy a 90 minute layover in downtown Chickamauga, where you can visit the historic Crawfish Springs or the Gordon-Lee Mansion. There are also several shops and dining locations in town. NOTE: Wilder Tower is closed due to COVID-19 and the train WILL NOT make a stop there.

Grand Junction's boarding time is 10:00 A.M. and departure time is 10:15 A.M. , the return is approximately 4:00 P.M.

**All times are Eastern Standard**


Fare:

  • Coach Ticket with Boxed Lunch: $55 for all ages
  • Coach Ticket with Dining Car: $62 for all ages
  • Observation Ticket*: $105 for all ages (includes lunch and snacks)
  • Pullman Ticket*: $85 for all ages (includes lunch and snacks)

NOTE: ticket prices increase for steam and fall excursions

Upgrade to Premium Observation Class seating in former Seaboard Air Line Railroad, round-end observation car #6604. This car features booth seating in the front lounge and swivel chairs affording panoramic views in the rear lounge. The car will travel on the rear of the train in one direction of travel. (Please note that this is not a "dome" car such as the one offered on Hiwassee River Rail Adventure trips.) 

Riders in the Premium Observation Car will enjoy a dining car luncheon and complimentary snacks & soft drinks, included in the price. Tickets in the Premium Observation Car and Eden Isle also include admission to the Gordon-Lee Mansion. Tours of the Gordon-Lee Mansion are available to coach ticket holders as well, although an admission fee will be charged at the door.

 


Dining Options:

Dining Car:  Those selecting coach tickets with dining car service or tickets in the Premium Observation Car will receive lunch onboard the train.  In the dining car, luncheon service begins at 11:00 A.M.  Lunch is similar to the following menu: Baked turkey and Swiss cheese croissant with all the fixings, coleslaw, potato chips, and fruit cocktail.  Beverages include iced tea or lemonade.  The tasty dessert selection is usually chocolate fudge cake.

 


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Upgrade to Premium Observation Class seating in former Seaboard Air Line Railroad, round-end observation car #6604. This car features booth seating in the front lounge and swivel chairs affording panoramic views in the rear lounge.

Observation Ticket

Starting at
$105

    Summerville Steam Special:Premium Observation

    Tickets: Adults / Child (2-12)

  • Sept. Diesel $105/Steam $113
  • Oct. Diesel $111/Steam $119
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Pullman

Starting at
$85

    Summerville Steam Special: Clover Colony

    Tickets: Adults / Child (2-12)

  • Sept. Diesel $85/Steam $93
  • Oct. Diesel $91/Steam $99
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Coach Ticket w/ Dining car

Starting at
$62

    Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum 829 Train Car - Interior

    Tickets: Adults / Child (2-12)

  • Sept. Diesel $62/Steam $70
  • Oct. Diesel $68/Steam $76
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Coach Ticket w/ Boxed Lunch

Starting at
$55

    Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum 829 Train Car - Interior

    Tickets: Adults / Child (2-12)

  • Sept. Diesel $55/Steam $63
  • Oct. Diesel $61/Steam $69
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Trip FAQs


What dates are we running this trip?

Next Departures:

Ticket prices begin at $55 - $62 


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How long is this trip?

10:00 A.M - 4:15 P.M. (Eastern) - 375 minutes


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Where does this trip depart from?

Departs from Chattanooga (4119 Cromwell Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37421)


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Does this trip have a Dining Options?

Lunch is similar to the following menu: Baked turkey and Swiss cheese croissant with all the fixings, cole slaw, potato chips, and fruit cocktail.  Beverages include iced tea or lemonade.  The tasty dessert selection is usually chocolate fudge cake.

Dining car luncheon and first class upgrades are available on this train!


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Is this trip Family Friendly?

Yes, it's a family friendly trip.


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All Aboard at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum!

Aboard the Tennessee Valley Railroad, you will ride a rolling time machine providing the sights and sounds of yesteryear.