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Train Adventures

The very essence of railroading and the thrill of the journey come alive under our “Train Adventures” tag at Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum. Delve into captivating stories, picturesque routes, and memorable rides that celebrate the rich tapestry of railroad heritage. Whether a seasoned railfan or a family embarking on a new adventure, this collection promises an enthralling ride through time and landscapes.

Join Thomas & Friends’ Bubble Tour at Tennessee Valley!

All Aboard for Thomas the Tank Engine’s Magical Bubble Tour! Excitement is chugging down the tracks as everyone’s favorite #1 blue engine, Thomas the Tank Engine, arrives at Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum with a whimsical new adventure – Day Out With Thomas: The Bubble Tour. This unique event, happening on April 20-21 & 27-28, 2024,…

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…

Post-Holiday Train Rides at TVRM!

All Aboard the Post-Holiday Train Ride at Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum! The festivities don’t have to end with Christmas Day! The Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum is delighted to invite you and your loved ones to continue the holiday cheer with our special after-Christmas train rides. As the year draws to a close, we offer you…

Last Weekend of Halloween Eerie Express: Book Now!

All Aboard the Halloween Eerie Express: October’s Finale on Rails! October has always been synonymous with pumpkin patches, chilly breezes, and the onset of festivities. But, for train enthusiasts and families alike, it means one thing – the much-anticipated Halloween Eerie Express! As the final weekend of October arrives, so do the last days of…

All Aboard the Halloween Eerie Express: October’s Spooktacular Kickoff!

Chugging into Halloween: The Eerie Express Experience! October has always been synonymous with the vibrant hues of fall and the spine-tingling excitement of Halloween. At the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum, we’ve taken the festivities up a notch with the launch of our Halloween Eerie Express! Our inaugural weekend was nothing short of magical, with guests…

Fall Journey to Summerville Aboard the 4501

All Aboard for Autumn: Journey to Summerville with 4501 The rustling of leaves, the crispness in the air, and the golden hues painting the landscape – fall is undeniably magical. And what better way to immerse oneself in this enchantment than aboard a train, chugging along scenic routes and offering panoramic views of nature’s autumnal…

Return to Chickamauga Service: A Historic Journey Awaits

Return to Chickamauga Service: A Historic Journey Awaits With the unmistakable blast of the horn, we’re thrilled to announce our return to the Chickamauga service! Today was a splendid day for a ride, with nature showcasing its beauty at every turn. If you missed out, don’t fret. We invite you to join us tomorrow for…

Halloween Eerie Express: Ultimate Family Fun

All Aboard the Halloween Eerie Express: An Enchanting Fall Experience πŸŽƒπŸš‚ October, with its golden hues and crisp air, welcomes all to celebrate the spookiest time of the year. And what better way to do so than by hopping on the Halloween Eerie Express! A Trip Through Vintage Charms πŸš‚ Imagine starting your evening aboard…

All Aboard for an Autumn Adventure: The Summerville Steam and Chickamauga Turn!

Autumn is a season of transformation. The leaves begin their magical metamorphosis, the air turns crisp, and the landscapes present a medley of vibrant colors. And what better way to witness this seasonal spectacle than aboard a classic steam train journeying through Georgia’s picturesque terrains? We’re thrilled to announce that tickets for the iconic Summerville…

Join Thomas in Chattanooga: Day Out 2023 Adventure!

Day Out With Thomas 2023: Chugging into Chattanooga’s Heart! The chug of a train’s engine, the shrill whistle cutting through the air, and the bright, unmistakable blue of Thomas the Tank Engine emerging from a cloud of steam – these are the sights and sounds that have captured the hearts and imaginations of children (and…