SOURCE: Tennessee Valley Railroad

Tennessee Valley Railroad

October 21, 2013 16:55 ET

Asheville Autumn Adventure a Must See

Steam Engine Excursion Planned for November 17-18

CHATTANOOGA, TN--(Marketwired - Oct 21, 2013) - The Tennessee Valley Railroad along with Norfolk Southern will be conducting a steam engine excursion from Knoxville to Asheville, North Carolina on November 17-18. The Asheville Autumn Adventure will operate over Norfolk Southern's "River Line" which parallels the beautiful French Broad River. The 256 mile roundtrip will leave Knoxville each morning at 7:30 am and return around 8 pm. Departure in Asheville will be at the Historic Biltmore Village, where passengers will have almost a 3 hour layover for shopping, dining and sightseeing.

Parking is available in downtown Knoxville at one of two patrolled public lots for no additional charge. A commissary car will be included on the train and will provide snacks, souvenirs, soft drinks and light food items.

Tickets start at $105 without meal and go up to Observation Lounge seats for $225 (meal included).

The Asheville Autumn Adventure is part of the 21st Century Steam initiative that is a partnership with Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum and Norfolk Southern. The Tennessee Valley Railroad is a non-profit educational corporation based in Chattanooga, Tennessee and is the Southeast's largest operating historic railroad. Its mission is to preserve railroading history for generations to come. TVRM tickets and information can be found online at or by calling 423/894-8028.

Documents and/or Photos available for this release:

Engine 630, heartbeat of the 21st Century Steam Excursions

To view supporting documents and/or photos, go to and enter Release ID: 362866

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Robert Pettway
    Partnership Marketing Group
    Phone: (423) 503-5225