The Three Rivers Rambler is available for private charter for your corporate or special event including weddings, field trips, class reunions and tour groups. We have two engine options available: $1750 for a diesel train and $2750 for a steam locomotive.

Private charters for corporate events, weddings and tour groups are available for $1750 for a diesel train and $2750 for a steam train. A train charter includes the three coach cars, a merchandise car with restrooms, and an open-air car. There are seats for up to 200 people.

We can set a departure time to fit your schedule and our merchandise car has counter space for appetizers, drinks and/or buffet style meals for your guests. Email us or call 865-524-9411 ext. 123 for more information.

Birthday Parties 

For birthday parties and other groups onboard the train, we section off a part of a coach car with balloons and give the birthday celebrant a special gift. We offer a $2 discount for groups of 12 or more. Please note birthday parties are only available during regularly scheduled operations. Prepayment of $100 is required to hold the date and time.

To schedule a birthday party or charter, please call 865-524-9411




 Corporate Meeting Space


The Three Rivers Rambler Depot is now available as meeting space, conveniently located in the University Commons. Kitchen space and free parking are included. Call 865-524-9411 ext. 123 to schedule your meeting today!


Capacity: 15 if using benches

Tables: 2

Chairs: 8 plus multiple depot benches

Price: $50/Hour