Roanoke departure added to 21st Century Steam schedule for March 17
NORFOLK, Va., March 12, 2013
NORFOLK, Va., March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --A round trip between Roanoke and
Lynchburg, Va., on Sunday, March 17, has been added to the previously
announced 21^st Century Steam excursions. The train, powered by the Tennessee
Valley Railroad Museum's (TVRM) steam locomotive SOU 630, will leave Roanoke
at 11 a.m. for a 4.5-hour round trip. Tickets can be purchased at TVRM's web
site at www.tvrail.com.
Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum was founded in 1961 in Chattanooga to create
an interpretive operating museum of historic equipment and artifacts in an
authentic setting. Today it operates an extensive schedule of historic and
scenic trains in Southeast Tennessee and Northwest Georgia, supported by its
East Chattanooga shop facility. TVRM is the largest operating historical
excursion railroad in the Southeast. In 2012, more than 100,000 people visited
the museum or rode on TVRM-sponsored 21^st Century Steam excursions.
21^st Century Steam is a partnership between Norfolk Southern and TVRM to
operate steam-powered excursions throughout the territory Norfolk Southern
serves. More information is available on the 21^st Century Steam website at
Norfolk Southern Corporation(NYSE: NSC) is one of the nation's premier
transportation companies. Its Norfolk Southern Railway subsidiary operates
approximately 20,000 route miles in 22 states and the District of Columbia,
serves every major container port in the eastern United States, and provides
efficient connections to other rail carriers. Norfolk Southern operates the
most extensive intermodal network in the East and is a major transporter of
coal, automotive, and industrial products.
SOURCE Norfolk Southern Corporation
Contact: Norfolk Southern: Robin Chapman, +1-757-629-2713,
firstname.lastname@example.org or Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum: Steve Freer,
+1-423-331-4501, email@example.com or Robert Pettway, +1-423-503-5225,
firstname.lastname@example.org or Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society: Kelly Lynch,
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