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Train Rides

“Train Rides” tag encapsulates all the blog posts related to the various unique and exciting train journey experiences offered, from historical rides to scenic excursions, providing readers insights into memorable rail adventures.

Steam Star #630 a Cover Model Again!

Steam Star #630: Chosen as a Cover Model We are thrilled to announce that Steam Star #630, a 120-year-old locomotive, has been selected as a cover model once again. This honor is a tribute to its enduring appeal and importance as a shining example of this regions rich railroad history. We extend our gratitude to…

Celebrate 2024 with Evening Ridge Runner Train Rides!

Celebrate the 2024 Evening Ridge Runner Train Rides! May 31 marks the start of the 2024 Evening Ridge Runner season, and we’re excited to invite you to join us every Friday and Saturday evening through mid-September for an unforgettable ride on the Missionary Ridge Local. These rides, departing at 5:00 PM and 7:00 PM, offer…

Explore the Hiwassee River Scenic Railroad Rides!

Discover the Thrills of the Hiwassee River Scenic Railroad As the spring air turns warmer, the Hiwassee River Scenic Railroad is gearing up to open its tracks on May 3, 2024, offering adventurers and train enthusiasts the chance to explore East Tennessee’s breathtaking landscapes. This season, two unique train journeys—the Hiwassee Loop and the Copperhill…

Exciting Family Fun at Day Out with Thomas & The Bubble Tour

Exciting Family Fun at Day Out with Thomas & The Bubble Tour Are you looking for an engaging and entertaining weekend for your family? Look no further than the Day Out with Thomas event, featuring the special Bubble Tour. This unique family event offers a myriad of activities tailored to both young and old fans…

Explore the Hiwassee River Railroad

Explore the Hiwassee River Railroad As the season shifts into the warmth of late spring and early summer, the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum proudly announces the return of its beloved train rides: the Copperhill Special and the Hiwassee Loop. These excursions not only provide a journey through stunning landscapes but also a ride through the…

Celebrate Mother’s Day with a Historic Train Experience

Celebrate Mother’s Day with a Memorable Train Experience As Mother’s Day approaches, The Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum (TVRM) in Chattanooga, TN offers a range of special events that combine the nostalgia of historic rail travel with modern culinary delights. From elegant dinners to high teas and sweet treat adventures, there’s something to make this Mother’s…

Tennessee Valley Railroad: Timeless Train Journeys

Step aboard the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum (TVRM) and be whisked away into an era of steam engines and railway romance. This weekend, TVRM invites you to experience the charm of a bygone age with rides on the Missionary Ridge Local, powered by the historic engine, Steam Star #630—a testament to our nation’s rich railway…

Experience Chattanooga’s Best Train Rides This Season!

Any Season, The Perfect Train Adventure Awaits Trains aren’t just a mode of transportation; they’re a journey into the heart of experiences, especially in Chattanooga. Regardless of the season, riding the Missionary Ridge Local offers a unique perspective on the city’s heritage. While this weekend’s forecast hints at a few raindrops, inside the comfort of…

Hiwassee Holiday Train 2023: Ride with Santa along the River!

Experience the Magic of Christmas Aboard the Hiwassee Holiday Train with Santa Claus! The festive season is upon us, and what better way to celebrate than by taking a magical ride on the Hiwassee Holiday Train? This year, Santa Claus himself is joining the journey, making it an unforgettable experience for everyone aboard. As you…

Support TVRM: Keep History Rolling on Tracks

Supporting Rail Heritage: A Thank You from TVRM Your Support of TVRM Has Been Tremendous At the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum (TVRM), we’ve witnessed firsthand the incredible impact of your support. Your enthusiasm and generosity have been the driving forces behind our success in preserving rail history. Without You, We Couldn’t Do What We Do