Summerville Steam Special
Date: Sunday October 28, 2018
Departure Time: 9:00 AM Eastern Time
Departure Location: Grand Junction Station
This excursion follows a historic route from Grand Junction Station in Chattanooga to Summerville, GA, crossing the state line at Rossville and traveling past Chickamauga National Military Park and through Chickamauga, Rock Spring, Lafayette, and Trion. With a 90-minute layover in Summerville, there is time to explore Dowdy Park and to participate in any special activities taking place at the depot. Several lunch times are available for those who would like to eat onboard the train, although "no lunch" tickets are available as well. Those purchasing tickets in the Pullman or Observation cars will receive both breakfast and lunch in the dining car. The train returns to Chattanooga at approximately 6:00 p.m. Motive power is typically former Southern Railway 4501.