Lookout Mountain Incline Railway Delays Reopening

Friday, March 13, 2020

The Lookout Mountain Incline Railway will delay its grand reopening for a few weeks to an anticipated date of Saturday, March 28.

“In our current environment, we want to ensure the utmost safety for our visitors and employees health and we have decided to delay our opening originally schedule for March 19,” said Lisa Maragnano, executive director of CARTA. “We are following recommendations from the World Health Organization, Tennessee Department of Health and the CDC and we are committed to this decision, which is being shared by many attractions in our area."

The Incline Railway is one of Chattanooga's most visited attractions and entertains hundreds of thousands of customers from around the world each year. The Incline Railway is celebrating its 125th Anniversary in 2020 and is owned/operated by CARTA, the Chattanooga Area Regional Transportation Authority.

Updates on the reopening of the Incline Railways will be available on ridetheincline.com and their Facebook page.



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