SAM Shortline Excursion Train

Supported by a local Friends chapter, the SAM Shortline Train offers a unique experience. The rebirth of passenger trains on the old SAM mainline provides the citizens of Georgia as well as visitors to the state a rare opportunity to travel back in time and experience the romance and excitement of train travel. Rather than read about the region’s historic sites or view traditional exhibits about them in museums, passengers are surrounded by the places themselves as they roll across Crisp and Sumter Counties, stopping at towns which have contributed so much not only to our state’s great history, but also to our nation’s.

Special Story - Hot Glass BrewFest Limited

Hot Glass BrewFest Limited


On April 4, SAM Shortline Railroad will have an excursion trip from the Georgia Veterans Depot to Americus to attend the Hot Glass BrewFest Festival.


Enjoy a relaxing train to Americus to enjoy the Festival and let SAM do the driving.


There are several different packages available which include admission to the event and drink tasting tickets.  The train ride is limited to persons 21 years or older.


For ticket information call 229-276-...

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