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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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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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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. Enjoy a mix of romantic yesteryear with the excitement of today's South as the SAM Shortline Excursion Train runs from Cordele. 229-276-0755.
Archery Explorer
Saturday, May 3, 2014 10 AM to 4:50 PM
Saturday, Jun 21, 2014 10 AM to 4:50 PM
Saturday, Jul 12, 2014 10 AM to 4:50 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.
Watermelon Express Train Ride
Thursday, May 8, 2014 9:30 AM to 2:45 PM
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 9:30 AM to 2:45 PM
Saturday, May 24, 2014 9:30 AM to 2:45 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.
National Train Day / Cordele-Crisp "Touch-A-Train"
Saturday, May 10, 2014 10 AM
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.
Leslie Local
Thursday, Jun 5, 2014 10:30 AM to 2 PM
Thursday, Jul 24, 2014 10:30 AM to 2 PM
Thursday, Aug 7, 2014 10:30 AM to 2 PM
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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.
Peanut Express
Thursday, Jun 26, 2014 10:30 AM to 4 PM
Thursday, Jul 10, 2014 10:30 AM to 4 PM
Thursday, Oct 2, 2014 10:30 AM to 4 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.
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.
Address/Directions
SAM Shortline Excursion Train
105 East 9th Avenue
Cordele , GA31015


GPS Coordinates:
N 31.9707993 | W -83.7822581



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SAM Shortline Excursion Train


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