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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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Train Excursions
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 the "Jingle Bell Bazaar", a local artist and artisan marketplace. 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.
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

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