Tennessee Valley Railroad
The Tennessee Valley Railroad is a moving museum, offering an interactive, historical experience that will add an extra dimension to your visit to Chattanooga’s great attractions. Here you will find the only regularly scheduled, full-sized train ride in Tennessee. But it is so much more than just entertainment!
Take a trip back in time, to a slower paced atmosphere when railroad travel was a way of life. Relive the romance of the rails when vintage trains provided an escape from the everyday routine. Aboard the Tennessee Valley Railroad, you will ride a rolling time machine providing the sights and sounds of yesteryear. All Aboard at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum!
Enjoy excursion train rides throughout the year starting with a Spring and Summertime events including some for Families and ending the year with a New Year's Eve dinner train for Adults. There are also Fall Excursion where you will enjoy the beautiful scenic trees of Eastern Tennessee and Christmas events that include Santa.
Directions to Chattanooga Grand Junction - Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum
4119 Cromwell Rd
Chattanooga, TN 37421
Take Interstate 75 to exit 4 - Highway 153
Take Hwy 153 to Jersey Pike (Exit 3). It is the fourth exit from I-75, and just past all the car dealerships
At the end of the ramp, turn left and cross over Hwy 153
Just over Hwy 153, turn right onto Cromwell Road
Proceed about 1/3 of a mile and you'll see the Tennessee Valley Railroad sign on the right. Cross the railroad tracks and park in the lower parking lot. You're here!
Directions to Etowah Station
Report to the L&N Depot and Museum in Etowah, Tennessee. Shuttle buses take passengers on a short ride to the train boarding location near the Hiwassee/Ocoee Scenic River State Park ranger office. It is here that passengers transfer from the bus to the train. Buses will return you to the L&N Depot and Museum after the ride.
Shuttle Boarding Area
727 Tennessee Ave SOUTH
Etowah, TN 37331