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Tennessee Valley Railroad News


All aboard for a deep dive into “Railroading” at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum. Our “Railroading” tag offers enthusiasts and curious minds alike a chance to explore the intricacies, techniques, and artistry of the rail industry. From the mechanics of locomotives to the nuances of track design, this section is a treasure trove of insights into the world of railroading.

A Historic Return: TVRM Welcomes Office Car No. 21 After 42 Years

A Historic Return: TVRM Welcomes Office Car No. 21 After 42 Years The Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum (TVRM) is a place where history comes alive, where every rail car has a story to tell, and where memories of a bygone era are preserved for future generations. This week, we are thrilled to announce the return…

Smoke & Cinders (3rd Quarter 2018) – Doubleheading at TVRM

Doubleheading at TVRM If there’s anything more exciting than a train powered by a steam locomotive, it’s a train powered by two steam locomotives. Some of our most popular excursions include TVRM’s Summerville Steam Specials, when Southern 630 and 4501 are on the point. While these trips provide a lot of sensory stimulation, a more…

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September 12, 2018

TVRM’s Role in Hosting NS’s Inspection Train

TVRM: A Hub for Norfolk Southern’s Historic Train Journey The Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum (TVRM) recently played a significant role in a major railroading event, showcasing its importance not just as a museum but as an active participant in contemporary railroading operations. A Stop for Norfolk Southern’s Inspection Train On March 30, Norfolk Southern operated…