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Experience the History of Chattanooga on the Missionary Ridge Local Train Ride

Adult Ages 13+
Child Ages 2 - 12
Infant Under 2

Ride a Vintage Short Line Train!

Our most frequent service trips — called the “Local” for short — begin at our Grand Junction Station and take you over four bridges and through the pre-Civil War Missionary Ridge Tunnel. The trip is 65-minutes (15 min to East Chattanooga, 25 min layover, and 15 min back to Grand Junction) and includes a turntable demonstration and brief tour of the TVRM restoration shop in East Chattanooga.

Breakdown of the 65-minute experience on the Missionary Ridge Local includes 6-miles roundtrip, tour guide providing local history throughout the experience, crossing four bridges, passing through pre-Civil War, horseshoe-shaped tunnel, historic turntable demonstration, and a brief tour of train restoration shops. Come on ride the train!