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Explore the enchanting world of railway history at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum. The ‘train ride’ tag leads you to various blogs featuring the immersive train rides offered by the museum. Step aboard a meticulously restored vintage train and journey through historic sites, and time-honored railway routes. From steam engine adventures to themed seasonal excursions, these train rides provide an educational and unforgettable experience for families, history enthusiasts, and railway aficionados alike. Whether you’re seeking a relaxing ride through Tennessee’s countryside or a captivating lesson in America’s railroading heritage, the train rides at Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum offer something special for everyone.

Memorial Day Train Rides on Steam Star #630

Memorial Day Train Rides on Steam Star #630 This Memorial Day weekend, immerse yourself in the rich history of Chattanooga with a ride on the historic Steam Star #630. The Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum (TVRM) invites you to join us for a memorable journey on the Missionary Ridge Local, offering a unique blend of historical…

Chickamauga Turn: A Timeless Train Journey

Chickamauga Turn: A Timeless Train Journey  Any weather is great weather when riding a train!  Escape the rainy forecast with a relaxing ride to Chickamauga, Georgia this weekend. Departing from Grand Junction Station in Chattanooga, TN, at 10:15 AM on Saturday and Sunday, the Chickamauga Turn offers the best of vintage train travel. Experience the…

Special Guests at Missionary Ridge Local: The Corvair Club!

Special Guests at Missionary Ridge Local: The Corvair Club! On Sunday, May 19th, TVRM hosted The Corvair Club! This unique gathering took place at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum, providing a fantastic opportunity for car enthusiasts and train lovers alike to come together and celebrate their passions. A Journey into the Heart of Railroading History

Memorable Train Rides This Weekend

All Aboard for a Memorable Weekend! Another great weekend for train rides is here! At the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum, we’re excited to offer you plenty of opportunities for memory-making adventures: The Missionary Ridge Local Experience a journey back in time aboard the Missionary Ridge Local, featuring our 120-year-old steam engine #630. This round-trip ride…

Ride History on the Missionary Ridge Local!

The Missionary Ridge Local: A Journey Through Time After the track work, we are thrilled to announce that the Missionary Ridge Local is once again ready to welcome passengers onto its historic rails. This weekend marks a special occasion as we feature the vintage diesel 1829, a locomotive with a storied past and a robust…

A Sweet Valentine’s Day Aboard the Missionary Ridge Local

Celebrate Love with a Unique Twist: Sweet Treats and Historical Train Rides! Valentine’s Day is the perfect opportunity to express love and affection, and what better way to do so than by sharing a unique experience with your significant other? If you’re seeking something different from the traditional dinner date, we have an exciting option…

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…

Holiday Lights Train Ride: Post-Christmas Magic

Experience the Magic: Holiday Lights Train Ride After Christmas Please note, trips scheduled after Christmas will not include a visit from Santa or refreshments. Welcome to our latest adventure: the Holiday Lights Train Ride, a magical journey that starts right after Christmas Day! This enchanting train ride is not just a trip; it’s an immersion…

Chattanooga’s Norfolk Southern Christmas Event

Reflecting on the Joy: Chattanooga’s Christmas Celebrations with Norfolk Southern For many years TVRM has been proud to be host the annual Norfolk Southern Family Santa Train for local NS employees and their families.  Sponsored by the Local Safety and Service Committee NS guests are treated to a train ride and can visit with Santa…

2024 Valentine Dinner Train | TVRM

2024 Valentine Dinner Train – Announcement: Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum Celebrate love on the tracks this Valentine’s Day with the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum‘s special Dinner Trains. Choose from an enticing menu featuring a carved English roast of beef, herb-stuffed chicken breast, crusted salmon, or vegetarian lasagna, all while enjoying a ride through scenic East…