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SAM Shortline Excursion Train

SAM Shortline Excursion Train
SAM Shortline 229-276-0755

 
SAM Shoreline LogoRiding in air-conditioned, 1949 vintage cars, you’ll enjoy a mix of romantic yesteryear with the excitement of today’s South. The SAM Shortline stops in quaint towns filled with fun attractions, restaurants and shopping. The rails traversed by SAM Shortline’s passenger trains are part of the Heart of Georgia Railroad. The name “SAM Shortline” derives from the original railroad’s name, the Savannah, Americus and Montgomery, and from the name of the line’s founder, Colonel Samuel Hugh Hawkins.

Nearby Attractions:

Albany, Georgia
Americus-Sumter County, Georgia
Andersonville National Historic Site
• Chehaw Wild Animal Park
Cordele/Crisp County
• Georgia Rural Telephone Museum
Georgia Veterans State Park
Jefferson Davis Memorial State Historic Site
• Jimmy Carter National Historic Site
Providence Canyon Outdoor Recreation Area
• Warner Robins Air Museum

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Train Excursions
Watermelon Express Train Ride
Saturday, Jul 9, 2016 9:30 AM to 3:05 PM
Friday, Jul 22, 2016 9:30 AM to 3:05 PM
Saturday, Jul 23, 2016 9:30 AM to 3:05 PM
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Enjoy this ride from our Downtown Cordele Depot to Historic Plains, the small Georgia town made famous by President Jimmy Carter. 229-276-0755.
Peanut Express
Friday, Jul 15, 2016 10 AM to 3:30 PM
Friday, Sep 9, 2016 10 AM to 3:30 PM
Friday, Nov 4, 2016 10 AM to 3:30 PM
Visit the large collection of telephones in Leslie at the Rural Telephone Museum (Train ticket includes FREE admission to the museum). Then travel west to Plains for some delightful peanut treats. 229-276-0755.
Presidential Flyer Train Ride
Saturday, Jul 16, 2016 10 AM to 4:25 PM
Saturday, Aug 20, 2016 10 AM to 4:25 PM
Saturday, Sep 10, 2016 10 AM to 4:25 PM
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Riding in air-conditioned, 1949 vintage train cars, you will travel from Georgia Veterans State Park, across Lake Blackshear to Plains, Archery and back. Explore President Jimmy Carter's boyhood farm, go shopping and sample peanut butter treats. 229-276-0755.
Americus Explorer Train Ride
Friday, Sep 16, 2016 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Friday, Sep 30, 2016 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Friday, Nov 18, 2016 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Riding in air-conditioned, 1949 vintage train cars, you can travel from Cordele through Ga. Veterans State Park, across Lake Blackshear, visit Historic Downtown Americus, tour Habitat for Humanity's Global Village (Admission applies. Call 229-410-7937 for group reservations and rates). Enjoy a mix of romantic yesteryear with the excitement of today $5 parking. 229-276-0755.
Special Excursion - "The Peanut Festival Special"
Saturday, Sep 24, 2016 9 AM to 4 PM
All aboard for a wonderful adventure with fun, food and lots of peanuts. Vendors with arts and crafts will fill the park as you step off the train. You can also ride to the Boyhood Farm for an additional fee. 229-276-0755.
Day Out With Thomas
Friday, Oct 21, 2016 10 AM to 4 PM
Saturday, Oct 22, 2016 10 AM to 4 PM
Sunday, Oct 23, 2016 10 AM to 4 PM
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Thomas will visit the SAM Shortline Excursion Train at Georgia Veterans State Park in southwest Georgia. You can spend a whole day with the beloved storybook engine, Sir Topham Hatt and other friends.

BOOK YOUR TICKETS TODAY! Parking: $5. 877-427-2457.
Christmas in Plains
Saturday, Dec 3, 2016 4:15 PM to 9 PM
Get your tickets today to enjoy Christmas in Plains. There will be a Christmas parade and music to put you in the spirit of Christmas. You'll be riding in air-conditioned, 1949 vintage train cars. So sit back, relax and enjoy the ride. 229-276-0755.
Address/Directions
SAM Shortline Excursion Train
105 East 9th Avenue
Cordele, GA 31015
Crisp County


GPS Coordinates:
N 31.9707993 | W -83.7822581



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