Hiwassee Premium Service
New for 2013!
All trains on the Hiwassee line feature comfortable coach seating with large viewing windows for our standard service. In addition to coach seating, additional options are now available including Dome coach and Dome/Observation areas.
Former Canadian Pacific "Algonquin Park" dome/observation car high-level dome lounge and comfortable observation lounge seating. Dome seating allows passengers a panoramic view of the passing scenery from high above the car. Observation lounge seating gives passengers a unique view of the passing railroad from the end of the car which will be on the rear of the train in one direction. While traveling in the other direction, the car will be directly behind the locomotive. Passengers selecting this option will ride one direction in dome seating and the other in observation seating.
Great Northern Railway dome car "9410" offers high level dome seating with a panoramic view of the passing scenery utilizing walk-over seats which can always aim in the direction of travel. Passengers selecting this option will remain in the same seats for the entire trip.
All dome and observation lounge accommodations include complimentary snacks, soft drinks, water, and coffee. Seating is strictly limited in premium class.
"Loop" pricing: Dome coach seating $60 Spring & Summer, $70 during peak Autumn season; Dome/Observation seating $69 Spring & Summer, $89 during peak Autumn season.
"Copperhill" pricing: Dome coach seating $90 Spring & Summer, $105 during peak Autumn season; Dome/Observation seating $95 Spring & Summer, $119 during peak Autumn season.