Scenic train ride in North Georgia is now welcoming passengers again 

Every year, tens of thousands of visitors trek to North Georgia for a scenic trip back in time thanks to the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway. The passenger train takes visitors on a ride along the Toccoa River, offering sweeping mountain views.

Now, after pausing rides due to the coronavirus outbreak, the train is once again welcoming passengers daily.

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The four-hour summer trip takes passengers from downtown Blue Ridge up to Tennessee and back, passing through Caysville, Georgia and Copperhill, Tennessee, along the way.

The train leaves at 11 a.m. daily and ticket prices vary depending on where you want to sit.

The train offers different accommodations from open air cars to closed coach or premier seating. There are discounts available for members of the military, first responders and teachers.

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The summertime train rides will take place until Sept. 20. More information on booking tickets can be found here.

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