SAM Shortline Excursion Train

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SAM Shortline Excursion Train

SAM Shortline Excursion Train

105 E. 9th Ave.
Cordele, GA 31015

229-276-0755 | 877-427-2457

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  • Americus Adventure Train Ride

    Americus Adventure Train Ride

    4/26/2014 to 11/14/2014

    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... read more

  • Archery Explorer Train Ride

    Archery Explorer Train Ride

    5/3/2014 to 11/22/2014

    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. read more

  • Watermelon Express Train Ride

    Watermelon Express Train Ride

    5/8/2014 to 11/15/2014

    Enjoy this ride from our Downtown Cordele Depot to Historic Plains, the small Georgia town made famous by President Jimmy Carter.   9:30 a.m.    Depart Downtown Cordele Depot 10:00 a.m.    Arrive Ga. Veterans State Park 10:05 a.m.    Depart Ga. Veterans State Park 11:35 a.m.    Arrive Plains... read more

  • National Train Day Celebration

    National Train Day Celebration


    A day full of fun and family-friendly activities at the Georgia Veterans State Park - SAM Shortline Depot. Call for more information. Young and old will be able to get up close and take pictures with our train, including our Heart of Georgia engine and the train conductors. Other big equipment will be... read more

  • Leslie Local

    Leslie Local

    6/5/2014 to 11/13/2014

    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. read more

  • Peanut Express

    Peanut Express

    6/26/2014 to 10/2/2014

    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. read more

  • Christmas in Plains

    Christmas in Plains


    Saturday, Nov 29, 2014 4 PM to 9 PM - SAM Shortline Excursion Train - Cordele, GA - Get your tickets today so you can enjoy a relaxing evening on SAM Shortline as we travel to Plains in time for all the lights in Plains to glow brightly.  President and Rosalyn Carter will throw the switch to light... read more


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