Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites
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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Train Excursions
Christmas in Plains
Saturday, Nov 29, 2014 4 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.
Archery Explorer
Saturday, Dec 6, 2014 10 AM to 4:50 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. 229-276-0755.
Watermelon Express Train Ride
Saturday, Dec 13, 2014 9:30 AM to 2:45 PM
Enjoy this ride from our Downtown Cordele Depot to Historic Plains, the small Georgia town made famous by President Jimmy Carter. 229-276-0755.
SAM Shortline Excursion Train
105 East 9th Avenue
Cordele, GA 31015
Crisp County

GPS Coordinates:
N 31.9707993 | W -83.7822581

SAM Shortline Excursion Train
105 East 9th Avenue
Cordele, GA 31015 View Details

SAM Shortline Excursion Train