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Tennessee Valley Railroad (TVR)
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One of the largest operating historic railroads in the United States offers scenic trips through the Tennessee countryside.
4119 Cromwell Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37421-2119
+1 423-894-8028
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Spent 11/10 chasing the 4501 to Summerville. Great way to spend the day and experience the amazing power of a steam locomotive. This is a place to be treasured for rail-fans and history buffs!

Thank DuncantheSixth
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 3 days touring Chattanooga and decided to do this short train ride. It was nice, but just a bit too short and not much to see.

Thank Robin G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great time riding the old train. lots of smoke and sounds. Got to see how the operation works and viewed lots of train equipment. Great day.

Thank ballumpire55
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I went for 9 hour trip Chattanooga to Summerville Ga. We had a great time. We have took this trip 4 times and it gets better each time. I learned very interesting facts about train and area. Must do this if you...More

Thank Christopher B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the day trip from Chattanooga to Summerville on Sunday. The train follows a historic route from Grand Junction Station in Chattanooga to Summerville, Georgia; crossing the state line in Rossville, traveling past Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Military Park and through Chickamauga, Rock Spring, LaFayette, Trion,...More

Thank Charmain D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed the Missionary Ridge train ride, especially the turntable demo. Love learning these little bits of history. Be sure to enter the address in your GPS though, because if you just type in the name of the museum it'll take you to the wrong place!

Thank Nomad26869685173
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My 5 year old had a blast! I would recommend this for anyone with children. The price was affordable and it is well thought out and planned. It is also not too long a ride. This is good with kids because their attention span is...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A must do if you have never been on a train. It was fun and an experience. The train kind of had a weird smell to it though.

1  Thank KristenJ378
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the all day train to Sommerville, Ga and ate lunch on the train. The lunch was very good and service was great. This train trip is not the Duragno-Silverton, but a fun thing to do nonetheless. Met a lot of nice people on...More

Thank Buckeye017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Get there early. Crowded. Ok train ride. The yard with the trains is great. The turntable is worth watching for sure

Thank RosesRed66
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12 July 2018|
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Response from Wilkoson | Reviewed this property |
Cathie is correct, that is the price range.
12 July 2018|
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Response from Jeffery F | Reviewed this property |
We called their office and purchased on site. You may want to give them a shout. Enjoy!
Antoine P
4 June 2018|
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Response from AMSAnkie | Reviewed this property |
I don’t recall seeing any charging stations. Maybe give them a call to see. Good luck! Hope you find some nearby.