Tourist & Museum Railways in
Car near the summit of the Lookout Mountain Incline Railway
- Dollywood Express 3 ft (914 mm) gauge steam hauled
railway some 5 miles (8 km) in length in the Dollywood Theme Park,
Pigeon Forge. Operates whenever the park is open, that is most days
from April to December.
- East Tennessee & Western North Carolina Railroad
3 ft (914 mm) gauge railway some 2½ miles (4 km) in length in the Doe
River Gorge, near Elizabethton. Diesel or battery electric hauled. The
trains run mainly in conjunction with Adventure Quest activities in the
Gorge, but occasional public runs and private charters are available.
- Lookout Mountain Incline Railway Funicular (cable
railway) linking Chattanooga to the summit of Lookout Mountain.
Operates daily throughout the year except Christmas Day and
- Mid South Live Steamers 7½ in (190 mm) gauge
miniature railway over 2 miles (3 km) in length, located in Maury
County Park, Columbia. Steam or diesel hauled. Open to the public
on a few days in May, June, September and October.
- Tennessee Central
Railway Museum various trips from Nashville on the tracks of
Nashville & Eastern, the longest being Nashville to Watertown,
about 48 miles (77 km). Standard gauge, diesel hauled. Operates
various Saturdays from May to December. The initial 32 mile (51 km)
section from Nashville to Lebanon is also served by WeGo Star commuter
Valley Railroad two distinct routes:
- Chattanooga to East Chattanooga, about 3 miles (5 km). Diesel
hauled. Operates most weekends throughout the year and most weekdays
from May to October. Dining trains operate at certain times
- Etowah to Farner via the Hiwassee Loop, about 25 miles (40 km).
Standard gauge, diesel hauled. Operates most weekends from May to
November. Longer trips to Copperhill, a further 22 miles (35 km)
have operated in the past and may do so again in the future.
Rivers Rambler Knoxville to Holston River, about 5½ miles (9 km)
on the tracks of Knoxville & Holston River. Standard gauge, steam
or diesel hauled. Operates most Saturdays and some Sundays, late April
to October and in December, also by private charter.