Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites
Ride the SAM Shortline Excursion Train!
Passenger Car Configuration and Seating Capacity
Seating Capacity:
  • Total Coach Seats = 335 (only 290 are in inventory for advance reservations)
     
  • Total First Class = 85
     
  • Total Capacity = 420 (only 375 are in inventory for advance reservations) 


    Passenger cars listed consist in order from west to east:

    “Archery" #152
     
  • 80 fixed, non-walkover style seats (Seats cannot be adjusted to provide facing seating.)
     
  • Single restroom
     
  • Handicapped Accessible, capacity for one wheelchair 

    “Cordele" #151
     
  • 80 walkover style seats (Seats may be adjusted to provide facing seating for groups of four passengers.)
     
  • Single restroom with changing table
     
  • Handicapped Accessible, capacity for one wheelchair   

    “Georgia Veterans" #101
     
  • 95 seats total capacity
     
  • 88 fixed, non-walkover style seats (Seats cannot be adjusted to provide facing seating.)
     
  • 2 single seats
     
  • 2 seats on one short bench
     
  • 3 seats on one long bench
     
  • No restroom on car
     
  • NOT Handicapped Accessible  

    “Plains" #154
     
  • 80 walkover style seats (Seats may be adjusted to provide facing seating for groups of four passengers.)
     
  • Single restroom
     
  • Handicapped Accessible, capacity for one wheelchair 

    "Leslie" #111 - Commissary car (Hot dogs, sausage dogs, BBQ sandwiches, chips, candy, popcorn, soft drinks)
     
  • NO Reserved Seating
     
  • Limited seating for dining (benches)
     
  • Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and advanced first aid kit
     
  • Emergency cellular telephone
     
  • NO restroom
     
  • NOT Handicapped Accessible 

    "Americus" # 108 - (First Class)
     
  • 48 total chairs: 10 three or four-seat tables and 9 two-seat tables.
     
  • 3 high stools with backs (may be used but not listed in seat inventory)
    Moveable chairs are arranged around individual tables with seating for either two or four passengers.
     
  • 2 single, unisex restrooms
     
  • NOT Handicapped Accessible 

    "Samuel H. Hawkins" #1508 - (First Class)
     
  • Two 4 seat lounge seating
  • Four 4 seat booths
  • Two 3 seat lounge seating
  • Two 4 seat tables and chairs
  • Four 2 seat tables and chairs
  • NO restroom
     
  • NOT Handicapped Accessible 
     
  • Passengers may be assigned by staff to specific tables.


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