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Southern Appalachia Railway Museum

Southwest of Oak Ridge on highway 58 and south of highway 95 junction, Oak Ridge, TN 37831
+1 865-241-2140
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Railway Excursion Train has ceased operation

The website for the Southern Appalachia Railway Museum reports that the Secret City Railway... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2017
William F
Red Hat "How Nice" Excursion

Our group of eight red hat sisters took off for the Big South Fork Senic Railway trip recently. We... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2016
Rhonda H
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Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good16%
  • Average25%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible16%
20 Mar 2017
“Railway Excursion Train has ceased operation”
25 Apr 2016
“Red Hat "How Nice" Excursion”
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Southwest of Oak Ridge on highway 58 and south of highway 95 junction, Oak Ridge, TN 37831
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+1 865-241-2140
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

The website for the Southern Appalachia Railway Museum reports that the Secret City Railway excursion train has ceased operation due to liability concerns.

2  Thank William F
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Our group of eight red hat sisters took off for the Big South Fork Senic Railway trip recently. We had attempted to do this trip last April but we missed the train because we were late because we were shopping at the Cracker Barrell which...More

1  Thank Rhonda H
Reviewed 24 April 2016

We enjoyed the train ride.......the snacks were delicious and the ride was smooth. The staff was friendly and helpful.

Thank Reggie S
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Check the web site to be sure of the operating schedule. In recent years they have greatly expanded their collection and extended your over-the-rails experience. Often a ride-along narrator describes the World War II Manhattan Project that caused the rail line to be installed. Very...More

1  Thank Don M
Reviewed 12 October 2015

smooth ride. well knowledgeable staff, information was short and sweet, wish it was a little longer but the dinner car made up for it as food was prepared right in front of you. would suggest to young and old. thank you for the experience

1  Thank James T
Reviewed 15 September 2015

The train ride is only about 1.5 hours, but it was a great experience for my little boy. He had a great time. It was very clean. Snacks and souvenirs are available.

Thank Nancy725
Reviewed 9 June 2015

We went in the evening. Road the train for a short while. Then went to dinner car. Food was cooked on site, gourmet style. Nice dining, with real plates and glass ware. Special dressed wait staff. We were seated with another couple we did not...More

2  Thank catsandcounting
Reviewed 30 March 2015

Knowledgeable and attentive staff/crew on this short duration train ride attraction. Food is available but I don't recall the menu/choices. Fun for all ages and just enough to keep a family busy on an afternoon outing.

Thank ChateauWildcat
Reviewed 2 November 2014 via mobile

I was expecting more of a scenic train ride through the mountains but it was more of a very slow tour of the old k25 uranium enrichment plant. Don't get me wrong, it was interesting, but Wikipedia would have been cheaper. The price for 4...More

3  Thank Coldgin_01
Reviewed 22 September 2014

I saw a family on the train. 2 adults, 2 children. $70 plus refreshments paid out...disappointment and boredom on their faces.

4  Thank Nancy M
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