The Three Rivers Rambler

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The Three Rivers Rambler

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All Aboard the Three Rivers Rambler steam train ride!

Guests aboard the excursion train enjoy a 90 minute trip along the Tennessee River. Beginning the journey in Downtown Knoxville, the Rambler travels past historical sites to the “Three Rivers Trestle” where the French Broad and Holston Rivers join to form the Tennessee River. Along the route, the Three Rivers Rambler passes by beautiful farmland, Knoxville’s first settlement area, and several quarries that were mined to build our nation’s Capital. The uniformed conductor and volunteer staff are well-versed in the local history and welcome questions during the 11-mile trip.

 

TWO MAGICAL SEASONS ~ ONE UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCE

The All Hallow's Eve Special trips feature a family friendly Hallowwen event with autumn treats, festive décor, and an audiothreatre production of "The Phantom Express" story. For ghosts and ghouls of all ages!

The Christmas Lantern Express starts up the weekend following Thanksgiving and run through the week before Christmas. Meet our Jolly Ol' Elf after story time with local celebrity readers. And of course, enjoy complimentary hot cocoa and gingerbread men!

KNOXVILLE HISTORY

Steam Engine No. 154- Locomotive #154 is a 2-8-0 "Consolidation type steam locomotive that was built in 1890 by the Schenectady Locomotive Works in Schenectady, New York. At the completion of the restoration #154 is the oldest operating Southern Railway steam locomotive and also the oldest operating locomotive built by the Schenectady Locomotive Works.

Steam Engine No. 203- Lindy, also known as number 203, is a 2-8-0 consolidation type locomotive, built in 1925 by Baldwin Locomotive Co. of Philadelphia. In 1995, 203 again became a shortline railroad engine when Gulf & Ohio Railways purchased the locomotive and began the task of rebuilding her for the Three Rivers Rambler. 

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Steam engine No. 203
The KXHR  Trestle
The Three Rivers Rambler

2560 University Commons Way
Knoxville, TN 37919

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Admission Rates
Coach Fare:
Adults: $28.50
Senior (55+): $27.50
Children (ages 3-12): $16.50
Toddler (ages 1-2) $7.50
Infants: Free
Sales Tax is included in all prices
Dates Closed
Closed for the season until October 31st
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day
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Please check website for schedule-- open two magical seasons beginning in October.
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  • Senior Citizen Discount
  • Group Discount
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