Chickamauga Civil War Special
Join the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum in commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Chickamauga with a special trip to view a reenactment of key portions of one of the largest and costliest engagements during the Civil War. Passengers will travel by train from Grand Junction Station in Chattanooga to the town of Chickamauga where bus service will be provided to the battle site. Train passengers will enjoy special VIP seating directly in front of the battle while food vendors and Civil War shops are nearby.
Pick from two dates/times:
Saturday, September 21: Departure from Grand Junction depot at 1:00pm (SATURDAY IS SOLD OUT)
Sunday, September 22: Departure from Grand Junction depot at 11:00am (SUNDAY IS AVAILABLE)
Cost: $44 round trip. This includes train ticket, bus ride, and admission to the battle with VIP bleacher seating. Passengers may upgrade to an optional dining car meal for an additional $19. When selecting, choose 'early' seating (enroute to Chickamauga) or 'late' seating (enroute back to Chattanooga.)
Length of trip: 4 hr round-trip on the train, one hour round-trip bus ride, one hour battle. About 6 hours total time.
The train will stop at Gordon St. in Chickamauga where passengers will board the bus to be taken directly to the bleacher VIP seating at the battle. Due to the bus ride and the battle area, the trip is not suitable for passengers with mobility issues.