Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites
Ride the SAM Shortline Excursion Train!
Driving Directions
SAM Shortline boards from either the Downtown Cordele Depot or Georgia Veterans State Park Depot.
Please view dates on the schedule page for route details and stops.

Order Tickets Online
or call toll-free
Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Reservation office is closed on Saturday and Sunday.
Smoking is prohibited on board. Schedule and equipment subject to change.

Online ticket orders may be placed 7 days a week, 24 hours a day.
  Depots and Boarding Platforms

Downtown Cordele Depot
view runs
From I-75 Exit 101/Cordele, go west on Hwy 280 for 1 mile. 
Turn Right and head North on Hwy 41 for 1 mile.
Turn Right after 1st Railroad Track.
105 East 9th Avenue Cordele, Ga 31015

Georgia Veterans State Park Platform view runs
Located 9 miles west of I-75 (exit #101) near Cordele on U.S. Hwy. 280
From I-75 Exit 101/Cordele, go WEST on Hwy. 280 for 9 miles. Turn left into the park. Take the first right. Address is 2459 U. S. Hwy. 280 West, Cordele, Ga. 31015
GPS Coordinates: N 31.968020 | W 083.912300

Additional Stops (not on every run):

You may also board at depots along the route. View Route Map

Leslie Platform
From Hwy. 280, turn south on Hwy. 119/195. The platform is beside the police station.

Americus Platform
Traveling Hwy. 280 in downtown Americus, turn SOUTH onto Jackson Street.  The train picks up and departs at the train tracks.

Take Hwy. 280 to downtown Plains. Board adjacent to the Carter Campaign Headquarters depot and Plains City Hall.

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