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Thomas Tank Engine
June 12 @ 8:00 AM - June 13 @ 5:00 PM UTC+0
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact Chris Lockwood, Manager SAM Shortline excursion train
THOMAS TANK ENGINE™WILL BE ROLLING ON THE SAM SHORTLINE AGAIN
(Cordele, GA)- The annual train ride with Thomas the Tank Engine was canceled last year due to COVID but the event is chugging back for 2021, better than ever.
The Party Train Tour™ offers children and their families the unique opportunity to take a ride with Thomas, the No. 1 blue engine, and enjoy a day of fun-filled Thomas & Friends™ themed activities. Passengers will grab their party passes to pick up favors at each stop along the way. Families can spend a whole day with the beloved storybook engine, Sir Topham Hatt, participate in lawn game fun, have a blast in the bubble zone and check out the gift shop.
For three weekends only, June12 & 13, 19 & 20 and 26 & 27. Thomas will visit the SAM Shortline Railroad at Georgia Veterans State Park in southwest Georgia. Thomas departs every hour from 10:00 am to 4:30, rain or shine, from the state park.
Saturday & Sunday Tickets are $22 per person (Ages 2 & up) plus tax & handling.
For tickets and information visit https://www.SAMShortline.com or call (229) 276-0755
The historic SAM Shortline train travels from Downtown Cordele through Georgia Veterans State Park in Crisp County and the towns of Leslie, Americus, Plains and Archery in Sumter county along the route of the original 1880s Savannah, Americus, Montgomery (SAM) Railroad. Passengers ride in climate-controlled, restored, 1950’s era train cars to visit sites such as the Georgia Rural Telephone Museum, Historic Downtown Americus, Habitat For Humanity’s Global Village, President Jimmy Carter’s hometown of Plains and his boyhood home & farm in Archery. SAMS operates under the Southwest Georgia Railroad Excursion Authority and is staffed by volunteers and Georgia Department of Natural Resources employees.