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SAM Shortline Excursion Train
SAM Shortline 229-276-0755

 

Riding 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.


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Presidential Flyer Train Ride
Saturday, Feb 13, 2016 10 AM to 4:25 PM
Friday, Mar 25, 2016 10 AM to 4:25 PM
Saturday, Mar 26, 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.
Romantic Sunset Valentine Dinner On The Train
Sunday, Feb 14, 2016 5:30 PM to 7 PM
Departing from Georgia Veterans State Park, we'll take a short ride and park over beautiful Lake Blackshear as the sun is setting. After dinner, we will take a nighttime train ride through the Sumter County countryside before returning to the park. 229-276-0755.
Watermelon Express Train Ride
Saturday, Feb 20, 2016 9:30 AM to 3:05 PM
Saturday, Feb 27, 2016 9:30 AM to 3:05 PM
Saturday, Mar 12, 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.
Thronateeska Limited
Thursday, Mar 24, 2016 9:30 AM to 3 PM
Friday, Apr 8, 2016 9:30 AM to 3 PM
The Thronateeska Limited takes you from the heart of Downtown Cordele's railroad district through Georgia Veterans State Park and over beautiful Lake Blackshear into Sumter County. The lake was formed by the damming the Flint River, known to native Indians to the area as "Thronateeska". 229-276-0755.
Americus Explorer Train Ride
Saturday, Apr 9, 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.
Peanut Express
Friday, Apr 15, 2016 10 AM to 3:30 PM
Saturday, Apr 23, 2016 10 AM to 3:30 PM
Take a tourist train ride through southern Georgia.  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.
National Train Day / Cordele-Crisp "Touch-A-Train"
Saturday, May 7, 2016 10 AM to 4 PM
A day full of fun and family-friendly activities at the Georgia Veterans State Park - SAM Shortline Depot. Call for more information. 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


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