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Tennessee Valley Railroad (TVR)

4119 Cromwell Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37421-2119
+1 423-894-8028
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A lesson in how engines are turned around

We have visited Chattanooga several times and on this visit we were looking for something that we... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
journalmytrips
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georgia
A real gem

We visited midweek on one of their diesel hauled local trains. The journey and cars were very... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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One of the largest operating historic railroads in the United States offers scenic trips through the Tennessee countryside.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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LOCATION
4119 Cromwell Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37421-2119
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+1 423-894-8028

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We have visited Chattanooga several times and on this visit we were looking for something that we had not done before. The Missionary Ridge Local train ride was our choice. We found the depot, walked in and bought our tickets. We received a $1 discount...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited midweek on one of their diesel hauled local trains. The journey and cars were very pleasant. The tour around the depot was also interesting where they were preparing the locomotives for their Railfest event that weekend. As a railfan from the UK the...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Several times I have gone out and they were closed. (You'd think I'd remember but it was several years later!) Rosemarie one of the short excursions to Missionary Ridge...lots of fun. Kids like to climb on the cars but basically it is prohibited. Would love...More

Thank MaryL2010
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located at 4119 Cromwell Road in Chattanooga, TN, we road this train (about an hour trip with a 20 minute layover at a train repair facility) to pass the time of day as we had evacuated from our home in Beaufort, SC due to Hurricane...More

Thank Roland D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our tripe on the TVR was a memorable one. Our group included grandparents, children, and grandchildren. Not a single complaint from anyone! Our guide was very knowledgeable and pleasant. The ride was so relaxing and exciting. We will definitely do a repeat!

Thank Kerry M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Way too much talking.... I thought there would be more to see. I don't do well standing and listening for long periods. Its probably just me. Riding the train was awesome. Walking around and looking at the different scenery and train equipment and listening to...More

Thank april s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love TVR, I have been on several of the train rides. My favorite was the New Year's Eve Dinner train. It was very beautiful and the crew made you feel like royalty. The dinner was exceptional and made for a romantic New Year's Eve...More

Thank tdmcgahey67
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took the missionary ridge train ride and it was awesome. The guides gave you the history of the train and points of interest we were passing. The best part was getting off the train to see the engine turn around on the turntable. They...More

Thank Jennifer O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our two year old had fun on the missionary ridge local. About a 10minute ride to watch the turn table(which is really neat especially for kids) then 10 minutes back. The ride is super comfy and air conditioning towards the front and rear of the...More

Thank Hh4ua
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed the history surrounding this place. The station building summoned up images of a time gone by. Loved the old engines. All very well presented

Thank Gretton
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Rose H
11 July 2017|
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Response from nkimperial | Reviewed this property |
We did not do the Summerville trip, however, I'm sure that if you call them they can tell you the type of meal for your trip.
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kywillia
20 June 2017|
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Response from Happygranny6 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I'm not sure.
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Brandon S
19 January 2017|
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Response from Lacey T | Reviewed this property |
Probably the Bunny trail would be better for the kids !
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