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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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Watermelon Express Train Ride
Friday, May 22, 2015 9:30 AM to 3:05 PM
Saturday, May 30, 2015 9:30 AM to 3:05 PM
Friday, Jun 12, 2015 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.
Americus Explorer Train Ride
Saturday, May 23, 2015 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Friday, Jun 19, 2015 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Saturday, Aug 1, 2015 9:30 AM to 3:30 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, 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 229-276-0755.
Thronateeska Limited
Friday, Jun 5, 2015 9:30 AM to 3:05 PM
Friday, Jul 24, 2015 9:30 AM to 3:05 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.
Presidential Flyer Train Ride
Saturday, Jun 20, 2015 10 AM to 4:25 PM
Saturday, Jul 11, 2015 10 AM to 4:25 PM
Saturday, Aug 15, 2015 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.
Peanut Express
Friday, Jul 10, 2015 10 AM to 3:30 PM
Friday, Oct 2, 2015 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.
Special Excursion - "The Peanut Festival Special"
Saturday, Sep 26, 2015 9 AM to 4 PM
All aboard for a wonderful adventure with fun, food and lots of peanuts. Vendors with arts and crafts will fill the park as you step off the train. You can also ride to the Boyhood Farm for an additional fee. 229-276-0755.
A Night At The Museum
Monday, Oct 5, 2015 6 PM to 10 PM
Celebrate the birthday of the Georgia Rural Telephone Museum in Leslie with a special "Night At The Museum" train. 229-276-0755.
Day Out With Thomas
Friday, Oct 16, 2015 9 AM to 3 PM
Saturday, Oct 17, 2015 9 AM to 3 PM
Sunday, Oct 18, 2015 9 AM to 3 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.

The 2015 Ticket Information to come . . . Parking: $5. 877-427-2457.
Candy Cane Express Train Ride
Friday, Dec 4, 2015 10 AM to 2:15 PM
Tuesday, Dec 8, 2015 10 AM to 2:15 PM
Thursday, Dec 10, 2015 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.
Christmas in Plains
Saturday, Dec 5, 2015 4:15 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.
The North Pole Express Train
Friday, Dec 18, 2015 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 Jingle Bell Market. 229-276-0755.
Breakfast/Lunch/Supper with Santa Train
Saturday, Dec 19, 2015 8:30 AM to 10 AM
Saturday, Dec 19, 2015 12 PM to 1:30 PM
Saturday, Dec 19, 2015 6 PM to 7:30 PM
Enjoy a special meal with Santa aboard the SAM Shortline Train! Choose from breakfast train, lunch train or supper train.  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


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