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 Historic Site
• Jimmy Carter National Historic Site
Providence Canyon Outdoor Recreation Area
• Warner Robins Air Museum


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Train Excursions
Americus Explorer Train Ride
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  Tickets range from 29.99 to 49.99 for adults. 229-276-0755.
Watermelon Express Train Ride
Saturday, Oct 1, 2016 9:30 AM to 3:05 PM
Saturday, Oct 8, 2016 9:30 AM to 3:05 PM
Saturday, Nov 5, 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.  Tickets range from 29.99 to 49.99 for adults. 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. Tickets are $22 plus tax and handling fee.  Tickets are $22 plus tax and handling fee through TicketWeb.com Parking: $5. 877-427-2457.
Peanut Express Train Ride
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.  Tickets range from 29.99 to 49.99 for adults. 229-276-0755.
Presidential Flyer Train Ride
Saturday, Nov 19, 2016 10 AM to 4:25 PM
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.  Tickets range from 29.99 to 49.99 for adults. 229-276-0755.
Candy Cane Express Train Ride
Friday, Dec 2, 2016 10 AM to 2:15 PM
Tuesday, Dec 6, 2016 10 AM to 2:15 PM
Thursday, Dec 8, 2016 10 AM to 2:15 PM
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Enjoy a popular excursion with an hour and ten minute layover in Plains. The town will be all dressed in its Christmas wrapping and ready for your visit. Free candy canes for every passenger! Santa will be aboard for the ride! 229-276-0755.
The North Pole Express Train
Friday, Dec 16, 2016 6:30 PM to 9 PM
Join us for a special nighttime ride from Georgia Veterans State Park to the Downtown Cordele Depot to visit with Santa Claus at the "North Pole". Ticket includes Santa Hat, Hot Cocoa, Candy Cane & entrance to the "Jingle Bell Bazaar", a local artist and artisan marketplace. 229-276-0755.
Breakfast with Santa Train
Saturday, Dec 24, 2016 8:15 AM to 9:35 AM
Saturday, Dec 24, 2016 10:15 AM to 11:35 AM
Enjoy a special breakfast meal and train ride over Lake Blackshear with Santa aboard the SAM Shortline Train! Includes meal and games & activities at GA Vets Depot. Choose from 8:15 am or 10:15 am departure.  Adults: $29.99 Children 2 & up: $19.99 229-276-0755.
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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SAM Shortline Excursion Train
105 East 9th Avenue
Cordele, GA 31015 View Details


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SAM Shortline Excursion Train