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Embark on a journey through time in the heart of East Tennessee with the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum. Discover meticulously restored locomotives, engaging exhibits, and scenic train rides that pay tribute to the region’s rich railroading history. From the golden age of steam to the innovations that shaped modern travel, experience the enduring legacy of the rails that once connected communities and fueled progress. Join us at the museum and reconnect with a fascinating era where the romance of the rails comes alive. All aboard for an adventure into the past, right here in East Tennessee!

Experience the Magic: Hiwassee Holiday Train Adventure

Join us for a festive journey through the beautiful East Tennessee mountains aboard the Hiwassee Holiday Train! This enchanting train ride is a perfect way to celebrate the season with your loved ones. Our hardworking elves have been extra busy this year, ensuring that every detail is just right for your holiday adventure. Tasty Treats…

Experience Fall’s Splendor: Train Rides through East Tennessee

Celebrate Autumn Aboard: East Tennessee’s Vibrant Fall Foliage Train Rides Fall in East Tennessee is nothing short of magical. The tapestry of fiery reds, golden yellows, and vivid oranges paints a picturesque backdrop that leaves one in awe. And there’s no better way to immerse yourself in this annual spectacle than aboard one of our…

A Vintage Diesel Weekend at TVRM – Ride with History!

August 19 and 20 will be a special weekend at TVRM: Vintage Diesel weekend on the Missionary Ridge Local! Saturday will feature Tennessee, Alabama & Georgia Railway No. 80 and Sunday will feature Southern Railway No. 5000. It’s a great time to ride a train. Be sure to ask at the station about upgrading to…

Experience End-of-Summer Magic at Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum!

As the sun sets on the final days of summer, immerse yourself in the enchanting world of trains at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum (TVRM) in Chattanooga, TN. With a rich railway heritage dating back to the 1850s, TVRM offers a unique blend of history, adventure, and scenic beauty, making it the perfect destination to…

An Unforgettable Railroad Adventure Awaits This Weekend at TVRM

Are you ready for a weekend filled with spectacular views and historical landmarks? Pack your bags and embark on a thrilling adventure with Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum (TVRM). This weekend, you get to choose between two signature train trips: the #CopperhillSpecial on Saturday and the #HiwasseeLoop on Sunday. Each journey is unique and offers a…

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…

Family Fun on the Hiwassee Holiday Train

The Ultimate Guide to Hiwassee Holiday Train Ride Full Itinerary of the Hiwassee Holiday Train Ride The Hiwassee Holiday Train ride offers a unique experience through the scenic East Tennessee landscapes. The journey begins at the historic train depot, followed by a picturesque trip along the beautiful Hiwassee River. Along the route, passengers enjoy festive…

Autumn Train Rides: Experience East Tennessee’s Magic

Autumn Train Adventures in East Tennessee Autumn in East Tennessee is nothing short of magical. The landscape is painted with a mesmerizing palette of fall colors, and the crisp cool temperatures add to the charm. This weekend, there’s an added reason to venture outdoors and soak in the enchanting views: two captivating train rides that…

Smoke & Cinders (1st Quarter 2017) – The First 55 Years

A Ride Down Memory Lane: Steam Locomotive 630 and The Legacy of TVRM It seems like yesterday that we watched steam locomotive 630 roll out for test runs in the spring of 2011. I still remember the excitement in the air, the buzz of anticipation and the pride that every TVRM employee felt on that…