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SAM Shortline Downtown Cordele Depot
The beginning of the Southwest Georgia’s Excursion Train is at the depot in Downtown Cordele, Georgia Our Cordele depot and Gift Shop is open Monday - Friday from 8:30 a.m. til 4:30 p.m. Come browse through our unique gift shop full of train toys, memorabilia, as well as lots of Thomas the Train merchandise!
  • SAM Shortline Downtown Cordele Depot Gift Shop at 105 9th Avenue
  • 12 Hotels
  • Historic District with walking tour/Main Street Community
  • 8,700 acre Lake Blackshear: trophy fishing, boating, skiing, picnicking, camping
  • Watermelon Capital of the World
  • Watermelon Festival - Oldest Annual Festival in Georgia (June-July)
  • Georgia State Farmers Market - Shipping more watermelons than anywhere in the World
  • Watermelon Capital Speedway
  • Golf
  • Restaurants
Visit City of Cordele website.  Additional runs depart from the Georgia Vets Depot.

SAM Shortline Downtown Cordele Depot
105 East 9th Avenue
Cordele, GA 31015-4371
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Phone
229-276-0755

Watermelon Express Train Ride
Saturday, Apr 19, 2014 9:30 AM to 2:45 PM
Thursday, May 8, 2014 9:30 AM to 2:45 PM
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 9:30 AM to 2:45 PM
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SAM Shortline Downtown Cordele Depot - Enjoy this ride from our Downtown Cordele Depot to Historic Plains, the small Georgia town made famous by President Jimmy Carter. 229-276-0755.
Americus Adventure
Saturday, Apr 26, 2014 9:30 AM to 4:45 PM
Friday, May 9, 2014 9:30 AM to 4:50 PM
Friday, Jun 13, 2014 9:30 AM to 4:50 PM
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SAM Shortline Downtown Cordele Depot - Riding in air-conditioned, 1949 vintage train cars, you can travel from Cordele through Ga. Veterans State Park, across Lake Blackshear, tour Habitat for Humanity's Global Village and sample peanut-butter treats in Plains... 229-276-0755.
Leslie Local
Friday, May 2, 2014 10:30 AM to 2 PM
Thursday, Jun 5, 2014 10:30 AM to 2 PM
Thursday, Jul 24, 2014 10:30 AM to 2 PM
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SAM Shortline Downtown Cordele Depot - The Leslie Local takes you from the heart of Downtown Cordele's railroad district through Georgia Veterans State Park and over beautiful Lake Blackshear. After a short ride through the Sumter County countryside, we deboard in the small town of Leslie, home of the Georgia Rural Telephone Museum. 229-276-0755.
Address
105 East 9th Avenue
Cordele, GA 31015-4371
Crisp County
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