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Hiwassee Loop

Take a breathtaking journey through the Hiwassee River Gorge on the famed Hiwassee Loop. This scenic train ride, offered by the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum, weaves through the lush landscapes of East Tennessee, providing unparalleled views and a unique adventure. Learn about the history, enjoy the vistas, and embrace the romance of rail travel.

Autumn Train Adventures: The Return to Georgia 2023

The Return to Georgia: An Autumn Adventure on the Rails 🚂🍂 As the vibrant hues of reds, oranges, and yellows paint the landscapes, there’s no better way to experience the splendor of autumn than a ride through the Tennessee Valley. And this year, we’re thrilled to announce the return of our much-anticipated train journeys. The…

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September 15, 2023

4501 Rolls into Grand Junction Yard for a Spectacular Day at Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum

All aboard the nostalgia train! 🚂 Today marks another enchanting day at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum, as the majestic 4501 enters the Grand Junction yard for its second Missionary Ridge Local of the day. This is no ordinary day, as railway aficionados and families alike are in for a treat. The beautiful steam engines,…

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September 9, 2023

All Aboard the Hiwassee Loop: East Tennessee’s Railway Gem

As the weekend approaches, it’s the perfect time to discover one of East Tennessee’s most breathtaking scenic journeys: the Hiwassee Loop and/or Copperhill Special train ride. For both railway enthusiasts and those new to the world of trains, this trip promises unparalleled views, rich history, and a taste of engineering ingenuity. Journeying through the heart…

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September 6, 2023

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…

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September 1, 2023

Ride, Relax, Revel: The Hiwassee River Train Experience

Discover the Majestic Hiwassee River Gorge Aboard TVRM’s Scenic Railroad Are you craving a scenic escape, an adventure that sweeps you away from the humdrum of everyday life? The Hiwassee River Scenic Railroad offers an unparalleled journey through the breathtaking Hiwassee River Gorge, ensuring every moment is captured in picturesque beauty. Choose from two fantastic…

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August 29, 2023

Explore the Beauty of Hiwassee River Gorge: Hiwassee Loop & Copperhill Special

Autumn is right around the corner, and with it comes the opportunity to embark on two of the most scenic train rides in the East Tennessee. The Hiwassee Loop and Copperhill Special offer breathtaking views and an unforgettable experience for train enthusiasts and nature lovers alike. HIWASSEE LOOP For those seeking a shorter, yet thrilling…

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August 15, 2023

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…

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August 1, 2023

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…

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April 11, 2023

Experience Autumn’s Splendor on the Hiwassee River Scenic Railroad

As the leaves begin to turn and the air becomes crisp, there’s no better way to experience the magic of autumn than by taking a scenic ride on the Hiwassee River Scenic Railroad. Situated in the enchanting surroundings of Delano, Tennessee, this remarkable journey offers a front-row seat to nature’s colorful display. If you’re ready…

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October 17, 2022

A Colorful Journey through Hiwassee River Gorge: TVRM’s Half-Day Fall Train Ride

October has arrived, bringing with it the enchanting hues of autumn. As the leaves begin to change, there’s no better way to witness the spectacular fall colors than by embarking on a stunning half-day train ride through the Hiwassee River Gorge. This season, the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum (TVRM) invites you to join us on…

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October 8, 2022