Visitor Guide

Lindale Train Viewing Platform for Rail Fans

Located between Park Avenue and Old Rockmart Rd, Lindale, GA 30161


Attention all train watchers! Lindale is such a popular location for train viewing and the Train Viewing Platform for Rail Fans offers a covered platform with a radio scanner. It’s the perfect spot for viewing and taking photos of the trains!

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Here are some fun facts about the Lindale Viewing Platform:
  • Hosts the Norfolk Southern Georgia Division mainline from Atlanta to Chattanooga
  • Handles main line duties out of Inman Yards in Atlanta and local switching duties through Forestville Yards in Rome, GA
  • Both EMD and General Electric locomotives can be seen in both main lines and switching duties.
  • Line features mixed freight, containerized freight, and unit trains.
  • Double mainline in sections of the main between Atlanta and Chattanooga with numerous sidings.
  • Scanner installed at the viewing platform.
  • Located at the main rail crossing in downtown Lindale on the original Central of Georgia Railway depot location.



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