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Our most frequent service trips - called the "Local" for short - take you over four bridges and through the pre-Civil War Missionary Ridge Tunnel.
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Missionary Ridge Local Train Rides

Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum

Chattanooga, TN

Learn more about Missionary Ridge Local Train Rides.

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Ride a Vintage Short Line Train!

Our most frequent service trips — called the “Local” for short — begin at our Grand Junction Station and take you over four bridges and through the pre-Civil War Missionary Ridge Tunnel. The trip is 65-minutes (15 min to East Chattanooga, 25 min layover, and 15 min back to Grand Junction) and includes a turntable demonstration and brief tour of the TVRM restoration shop in East Chattanooga.

Breakdown of the 65-minute experience on the Missionary Ridge Local includes 6-miles roundtrip, tour guide providing local history throughout the experience, crossing four bridges, passing through pre-Civil War, horseshoe-shaped tunnel, historic turntable demonstration, and a brief tour of train restoration shops. Come on ride the train!

Steam engines operate on the weekend trips (Steam Season from mid-March to mid-October.)

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Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum - TAG 80 engine waiting in the Grand Junction yard for it's next train trip
The Missionary Ridge Local is a great way to see the Chattanooga area and learn about its history.
Our most frequent service trips - called the "Local" for short - take you over four bridges and through the pre-Civil War Missionary Ridge Tunnel.
Our most frequent service trips - called the "Local" for short - take you over four bridges and through the pre-Civil War Missionary Ridge Tunnel.
It's a fun and informative experience for all ages!
It's a fun and informative experience for all ages!
The TVRM's Grand Junction Station is the perfect place to start your journey on one of our Vintage Short Line Trains!
The TVRM's Grand Junction Station is the perfect place to start your journey on one of our Vintage Short Line Trains!
Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum - NC&StL 710 engine pulling Missionary Ridge Local trip into East Chattanooga Depot
The Missionary Ridge Local train ride is a great way to spend an afternoon!
Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum - Southern Railway 630 waiting at the train station for it's next Missionary Ridge Local trip (Steam on the weekends)
Steam engines operate on the weekends and holidays from March to November.
Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum - Southern Railway 630 over one of four train bridges on Missionary Ridge Local trip
Steam engines operate on the weekends and holidays from March to November.
Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum - Southern Railway 630 on our turntable during the Missionary Ridge Local trip (Steam engines on weekends)
Plus, you'll get a brief tour of the train restoration shops in East Chattanooga.
Missionary Ridge Local Train Rides
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info@tvrail.com
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Hours Open
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Train Times:
9:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 2:00 p.m., and 3:30 p.m.

All times are in the eastern time zone.
Payment Methods Accepted
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Discounts Offered
  • Senior Citizen Discount
  • Active Military
  • Military Discount
  • AAA Discount

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