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Dining Car (1 or 2 people) Priced per Table • Tables seat up to 4 • Pricing varies depending on number of passengers
Pullman Section Priced per Table • Tables of 2
Dining Car (3 people) Priced per Table • Tables seat up to 4 • Pricing varies depending on number of passengers
Dining Car (4 people) Priced per Table • Tables seat up to 4 • Pricing varies depending on number of passengers

A Unique Excursion with Fine Dining

This unique opportunity allows you to enjoy not only a railroad excursion trip but also fine dining en route while the train travels along the rails. Join the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum for dinner trains on select Fridays and Saturdays, March through October. The trips include a three-course dining experience onboard restored dining cars.

Our Dinner Trains are one of our most popular excursions and for good reason! Our Dining Car Superintendent and his team of Dining Car Stewards and Chefs provide exceptional customer service and delicious food all prepared and served in historic dining cars. A meal on the Dinner Train is like stepping back in time and the perfect way to celebrate a special occasion!

Dinner trains depart from Chattanooga’s Grand Junction depot in the evening, traveling at a leisurely pace through portions of urban East Chattanooga before reversing direction and returning to Grand Junction. The standard departure times are select Fridays and Saturdays at 6:30 PM. The travel time is just right for the complete meal aboard the moving train.

NOTE: parties are always seated separately unless otherwise specified.


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Great experience Connie H - Winter 2022

Dinner Train was the most amazing experience! Food was wonderful and the staff was awesome! Highly recommend the train!

– TripAdvisor
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Dinner on the train Jim H - Fall 2022

The dinner on the train was amazing. You literally step back in time to a completely restored 1920 dinner car. The food is exceptional and the porter, dressed in period dress, is friendly and informative. The train ride is 2 hours, just enough time to enjoy the three course dinner. A really enjoyable dinner.

– TripAdvisor
Couples enjoying a romantic seating arrangement on the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum's dinner train in Chattanooga, creating a memorable dining experience.
Wonderful Meal on a Wonderful Train! Chris M - Fall 2022

We had a wonderful time on the Dinner Train last night. The food was amazing and the service impeccable. To have a 5-star meal and such historic surroundings was quite a treat. Thanks to Jordan and his amazing crew that took such great care of us!

– TripAdvisor
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Dinner Train Fun! jbow - Fall 2022

The dinner train was great. Our server Hayden made the ride so much fun. The car is beautifully done and the pullman's table area was worth the little extra. The dinner and company makes the ride. The scenery was inside the train for sure. Food was fab and dessert was YUM!