Blue Ridge Scenic Railway - Blue Ridge, GA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member debbado
N 34° 51.931 W 084° 19.489
16S E 744544 N 3861394
Quick Description: Take a scenic trip through North Georgia along the Toccoa River.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 6/19/2009 6:42:06 AM
Waymark Code: WM6M4V
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam
Views: 8

Long Description:
241 Depot Street
Blue Ridge, Georgia 30513
877-413-TRAIN (8724)
706-632-TRAIN (8724)

This trip starts at the historic depot in Blue Ridge and ends at McCaysville, GA/Copperhill, TN. You can get off the train here and eat lunch and shop. Here you can also get a picture of one foot in Georgia and one in Tennessee as the TN/GA line goes through these 2 towns.

The current fares are:
June - September, November until the Santa Express, Dec 26-31…
Adults: $32 / Senior Citizens (65 and over): $27 / Children (2-12): $16 / Children (under 2 years of age): FREE if sitting on parent’s lap

October Leaf Excursions…
Adults: $39 / Senior Citizens (65 and over): $34 / Children (2-12): $20 / Children (under 2 years of age): FREE if sitting on parent’s lap

Santa Express…
Adults: $30 / Senior Citizens (65 and over): $30 / Children (2-12): $15 / Children (under 2 years of age): FREE if sitting on parent’s lap
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Trains leave at 11:00 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday-Saturday and 1:30 on Sunday. No scheduled trips on Wednesday. They also offer special trips...check website for current trips
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There is a boxed lunch you can add to your trip and the train also has a snack area.
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Please check their website (visit link) for more information and to check any updated price and/or schedule changes. You can also book your trip and order tickets online.
Engine Type: Diesel

Gauge of Railway: Standard Gage

Type: Spur (out and back)

Length of Route: 26 miles

Dates of Operation: From: 3/15/2009 To: 12/31/2009

Frequency of departures: 1 trip on most days

Key Attractions:
Only one stop in McCaysville, Ga/Copperhill, TN. Most of the trip is along the Toccoa River with bridge crossings.


Does this Scenic Railroad Provide: Brunch, Lunch or Dinner Trains?: yes

Railroad Website: [Web Link]

Approximate Adult Fare: Not Listed

Approximate Child Fare: Not Listed

Visit Instructions:

Provide a picture of something with the train. Possible photos include the entertainment on board the train, the train itself at any location along the route, a picture of the scenery with part of the train in view, the kids borrowing the engineer’s hat. Show us you had a good time visiting the train. If the train isn't running when you visit get a photo of one of the many railway related items that can be found in locations like this.

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