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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 4 days ago

Saturday, October 13, 2018, I drove up to Chattanooga to visit the Tennessee Valley Railroad's Inaugural Haints and Haunts Excursion. It was a wonderful evening. It began with a campfire story telling of the local area regarding the railroad. Followed by a round trip train...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Met a couple of friends in Chattanooga and took the morning trip for fun. Enjoyed relaxing, the scenery, and the repair sheds. Nice staff but would like to have more info on local train history. Would recommend to both train enthusiasts and families too.

Thank Randy S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great day riding the train in Chattanooga! The different trains at the yard were awesome. We rode on a silver passenger car that was so comfortable and smooth , it was a great experience.

Thank tlane1969
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the Missionary Ridge ride and we all loved it. I have teens and they enjoyed being able to see the turn table up close and hearing the history lesson from one of the conductors. Awesome and well worth the money!

Thank JLHickerson
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great time on the Missionary Ridge tour. Everyone we encountered was super friendly and the narrator of the trip kept us entertained. Loved seeing all the antique cars. The turntable was a wow moment to watch.

Thank helamen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our 6 year old LOVED it! Conductors were extremely patient and friendly with all ages. Great informative narrative for the adults on the trip, but not constant speaking so as to irritate younger kids. They simply let you enjoy the ride. Got to watch them...More

Thank Inspiration812497
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the Train ride. She loved it also. Had her picture taken with The Conductor❤️❤️Really informative for us. My husband and I want to go back and do longer ride with no “Kids”❤️ Do not think they could stay confined for that length of time😜

Thank Debra J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the Missionary Ridge train ride with our 5 year old son, and it was just right! A great length for a day trip (25 minutes to the turntable, with a chance to get out for snacks, then 20-25 back) - kept our son's...More

Thank SBsquared404
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I chose this as a surprise for my 3 year old daughter because she is really into trains right now. After our visit, I am now in love with trains. We did the short trip and turntable experience. It was very informative. I learned things...More

Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent trip, just make sure you sit facing forward, and on the left-hand side. Very enjoyable and great narration

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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.