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Coach Class 
Climate-controlled coach cars offer comfortable, padded bench-style seating.     

      Adults                               $29.99*
      Children (Ages 2-12)     $19.99*

Premium Seating - Americus Car 
The Americus car includes a complimentary beverage and snack mix.
This climate-controlled car features carpeting, ceiling fans, tables and chairs.
Adults                               $39.99*
Children (Ages 2-12)     $29.99*

VIP Lounge Seating - Colonel Samuel Hawkins Car
The historic Sam Hawkins Car includes a complimentary beverage and lunch from our concession car (Chick-Fil-A sandwich or hot dog & chips). This luxurious, climate-controlled car features carpeting, leather couches, tables and chairs.
       All Seats                 $49.99*

Depending on which day you travel, you can explore these towns and attractions while riding SAM Shortline Excursion Train:
Georgia Veterans State Park and Military Museum
Lake Blackshear Resort & Golf Club
The Rural Telephone Museum (Leslie)
Habitat for Humanity’s Global Village (Americus)
Café Campesino (Americus)
The Beautiful Rylander Theatre (Americus)
The Windsor Hotel (Americus)
President Carter’s Campaign Museum (Plains)
President Carter's Boyhood Farm/National Historic Site (Archery)

*TICKETS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE.  You may call 72 hours in advance of ride to transfer to a different ride date, upon availability.
*All Tickets-charters have 8% sales tax added to the price listed unless sales exempt form is received prior to ride.
*To reserve an entire car, 90% or more of full-fare seats in the car must be purchased.
*Children's fares ages 2-12.  Children younger than 14 must be accompanied by an adult 21 or older.
*All prices subject to change without notice.
*Reservations recommended due to limited seating.
*Payment required at booking.
*Boarding generally begins 20 minutes prior to departure.
*Coolers are not allowed except school groups with state required beverages.
*No smoking or alcoholic beverages allowed.
*No pets allowed. ADA service animals are permitted.

*SAM Shortline reserves the right to cancel any train/and, or alter schedules.