Skip to primary navigation Skip to content Skip to footer

Tennessee Valley Railroad News

Chattanooga Attractions

Discover the vibrant city of Chattanooga, Tennessee, where natural beauty meets urban charm. This tag showcases the wide array of attractions that make Chattanooga a must-visit destination. From the awe-inspiring Lookout Mountain and the Tennessee Aquarium to the creative pulse of the Bluff View Art District and the historical significance of the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum, there’s something for everyone to explore. Embrace the thrill of outdoor adventure, the elegance of local arts, the flavors of Southern cuisine, and the rhythm of a city alive with culture. Whether you’re a family traveler, outdoor enthusiast, history buff, or art lover, Chattanooga’s attractions beckon with endless possibilities. Join us in exploring the unique experiences that set Chattanooga apart.

Classic Chattanooga Train Adventure

Classic Chattanooga Train Adventure: A Timeless Journey Aboard Diesel #1829 Introduction to Chattanooga’s Vintage Train Chattanooga, a city known for its rich history and picturesque landscapes, offers a unique experience for both residents and visitors. This weekend, step back in time with a special train journey aboard the city’s oldest operating vintage diesel, #1829, built…

High Tea & Train Rides at Tennessee Valley Railroad!

Start Your New Year with High Tea and a Train Ride at Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum! Welcome the New Year with a touch of elegance and adventure at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum. We’re excited to announce that we’ve just added new dates for our beloved Homefront Tea Room in January and February. It’s the…

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…

A Blast from the Past: The Grandeur of 6914 and Steam Engine 610 at Grand Junction Yard

Stepping into the Grand Junction yard is like stepping back in time, especially when you’re greeted by the sight of the splendid 6914. This beauty, showcased alongside the steam engine 610, offers a mesmerizing display of railroad history. Steam engine 610 isn’t just any steam engine. This locomotive is dressed precisely as she looked when…

All Aboard for Labor Day Weekend in Chattanooga!

Celebrate the long weekend in style! In Chattanooga, the Missionary Ridge Local is prepped and ready to roll, showcasing the magnificent 119-year-old steam engine, #630. Join us for the Evening Ridge Runner available on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, departing precisely at 7:00 pm. Allow the rhythmic chugging of the train and the scenic beauty to…

Embark on a Historical Journey with the Missionary Ridge Local: A Relaxing Escape Through Chattanooga’s Past Aboard the 119-Year-Old Steam Star Number 630

Need a little escape from a hectic August? We have just the ride – – – The Missionary Ridge Local – at just over an hour it is the perfect way to sit back and relax while riding into the history of the Chattanooga area. Crossing four bridges, passing through a pre-civil War era tunnel,…

Tennessee Valley Railroad: Preserving Chattanooga’s Rail History

Tennessee Valley Railroad: Preserving Chattanooga’s Rail History With an enduring presence spanning over six decades at Chattanooga’s Terminal Station, from its early days with the Southern Railway to its iconic stint with the Chattanooga Choo-Choo, the Tennessee Valley Railroad’s (TVRM) legacy remains deeply intertwined with the city’s rich railroading past. As times change and the…

Halloween Eerie Express: A Spooktacular Family Adventure!

Halloween Eerie Express: A Spooktacular Family Adventure! Get ready for a Halloween experience like no other! We’re thrilled to announce the addition of the Halloween Eerie Express ride on Sunday, October 23 at 3:30 PM. Book your tickets here and embark on a festive family-friendly train journey filled with “gentle thrills” and delightful chills. The…

$605 K Grant Funds Awarded to Local Culture, Heritage, and Arts Par

The Chattanooga Tourism Co. is pleased to announce the awarding of $605.5K to 28 local culture, heritage, and arts partners through the second round of the Cultural Tourism Advancement (CTA) Grant. This year’s process was highly competitive, with 39 applicants requesting $1.3 million in assistance for events, enhancements, exhibits, and more. “We are proud to…

A Unique Excursion with Fine Dining

The Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum is a great place to learn about the history of the railroad. The museum has a collection of locomotives and cars that visitors can explore. Dinner Trains operating Fridays and Saturdays through June Click date to purchase tickets: March: 26, 27 April: 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24,…