Three Rivers Rambler Christmas Lantern Express

2560 University Commons Way
Knoxville, TN 37919
2560 University Commons Way
Knoxville, TN 37919


  • Date(s): December 15, 2017 to December 23, 2017
  • Price: Adults: $28.50, Senior (55+): $27.50, Children (ages 3-12): $16, Toddler (ages 1-2) $7.50, Infants: Free
  • Location: Three Rivers Rambler

The Three Rivers Rambler (3RR) is a tourist train operation located in the heart of Knoxville, TN. Since the year 2000, the 3RR has provided memorable train rides from downtown Knoxville to the start of the Tennessee River for thousands of passengers of all ages.

With our depot located at University Commons near the University of Tennessee Campus, the 3RR is easily accessible with plenty of free parking. The depot is surrounded by stores and restaurants that will perfectly complement your 3RR experience, making the day you ride the Rambler one to remember.

Climb onboard the "Christmas Lantern Express" and be a part of this beloved Knoxville tradition. Enjoy festive decorations, holiday treats, storytime with celebrity readers and a special visit with Santa.

Christmas Lantern Express Schedule:

November 24th: 9:45am, 1:00pm, and 4:15pm (Diesel)

November 26th: 9:45am, 1:00pm, and 4:15pm (Steam)

December 1st: 4:15pm (Diesel)

December 2nd: 9:45am, 1:00pm, and 4:15pm (Steam)

December 3rd: 1:00pm and 4:15pm (Steam)

December 8th: 4:15pm (Diesel)

December 9th: 9:45am, 1:00pm, and 4:15pm (Steam)

December 10th: 1:00pm and 4:15pm (Steam)

December 15th: 4:15pm (Diesel)

December 16th: 9:45am, 1:00pm, and 4:15pm (Steam)

December 17th: 1:00pm and 4:15pm (Steam)

December 18th: 4:15pm (Diesel)

December 19th: 1:00pm and 4:15pm (Diesel)

December 20th: 1:00pm and 4:15pm (Diesel)

December 21st: 1:00pm and 4:15pm (Diesel)

December 22nd: 1:00pm and 4:15pm (Diesel)

December 23rd: 9:45am, 1:00pm, and 4:15pm (Steam)


Three Rivers Rambler Christmas Lantern Express
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  • Three Rivers Rambler
  • Adults: $28.50, Senior (55+): $27.50, Children (ages 3-12): $16, Toddler (ages 1-2) $7.50, Infants: Free