Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites
Ride the SAM Shortline Excursion Train!
Georgia Veterans State Park - SAM Shortline Platform
Additional runs not listed below originate at the Downtown Cordele Depot.

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Address
2459 U.S. Highway 280 W
Cordele, GA United States 31015
Crisp County
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Presidential Flyer Train Ride
Friday, Mar 27, 2015 10 AM to 4:25 PM
Saturday, Mar 28, 2015 10 AM to 4:25 PM
Saturday, Jun 20, 2015 10 AM to 4:25 PM
Presented by: SAM Shortline Excursion Train
Georgia Veterans State Park - SAM Shortline Platform - 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.
Peanut Express
Saturday, Apr 11, 2015 10 AM to 3:30 PM
Friday, Apr 17, 2015 10 AM to 3:30 PM
Presented by: SAM Shortline Excursion Train
Georgia Veterans State Park - SAM Shortline Platform - 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.
National Train Day / Cordele-Crisp "Touch-A-Train"
Saturday, May 9, 2015 10 AM to 4 PM
Presented by: SAM Shortline Excursion Train
Georgia Veterans State Park - SAM Shortline Platform - A day full of fun and family-friendly activities at the Georgia Veterans State Park - SAM Shortline Depot. Call for more information.
Sumter Special
Saturday, Jun 6, 2015 10 AM to 4:30 PM
Presented by: SAM Shortline Downtown Cordele Depot
Georgia Veterans State Park - SAM Shortline Platform - Departing from Georgia Veterans State Park, enjoying a breath-taking view of Lake Blackshear then enjoy visiting Historic Dowtown Americus as well as President Jimmy Carter's hometown of Plains.