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After taking the regular 'day' trip a couple of years ago, my husband and I brought our children back to the TVR this year to experience the 'North Pole Limited'. If you have seen the Christmas movie The Polar Express, this ride is an attempt...More
My husband & I with another couple took this Train Ride for Valentines Day 2007. My friend saw an ad in the local newspaper. We were very excited about this because we had never been on a train ride before. (we did not read any...More
When we spent a weekend in Chattanooga with friends, I discovered that one of my friends had a love for trains like I do. Childhood memories for both of us.
So, we booked the train ride and when we arrived there was a lot of...More
My boyfriend and I were highly disappointed by the train ride...for the money, it could have been much better....the best part was the conductor, who was very amicable and dressed a in period conductor uniform. The train went through the worst part of Chattanooga and...More
My husband and I took the Missionary Ridge ride that lasted approximately an hour, (round trip plus observing the turning around of the train on the turntable, also a tour of the Back Shop.)Everyone on staff---from the ticket counter to the train "attendents" were very...More
I visited just after Memorial Day, 2007, and had a wonderful experience. My six-year-old son totally loved the ride. Fortunately, we were able to have a steam locomotive pull us. That was a real treat for my son. The 50-minute ride is about right for...More
Lovely quiet little train ride. First time my kids ever rode a train (5 & 9). We all loved it. Nice small set-up. Cute old-fashioned ticket counter (not used-original equipment). Looks like true old-fashioned train station inside.
Everyone was friendly and helpful.
Everything was clean....More
My wife and I took a the day trip to Chicamaugua for the War between the States encampment. The ride on the train was smooth, but the scenery was definite let down. The "hood" of Chatanooga just isn't a very pretty area to go through....More
We enjoyed the short (50 minute) ride on the TVR railroad. The scenery along the route was quite forgettable, but our three-year-old enjoyed the experience of riding the train. The staff were very personable and are clearly railroad enthusiasts. Not to be missed is the...More