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Rail Excursion & Tourist Lines

Blue Ridge Scenic Railway, Blue Ridge. Passengers take a 26-mile round trip along the scenic Toccoa River between Blue Ridge and McCaysville. The route follows an old Louisville & Nashville line. Here's a description of a trip on the train by railfan Randy Golden.

SAM Shortline, Cordele. The popular SAM Shortline excursion railroad runs from I-75 at Cordele to Plains.

Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum, Chattanooga. Among TVRR's special excursions are trips over the Chattooga and Chickamauga Railway (former Central of Georgia) in Walker and Chattooga counties.

Stone Mountain Scenic Railroad, Stone Mountain. Vintage FP7 and GP7 diesels pull open-air cars on 30-minute trips around the mountain.

Georgia Museum of Agriculture, Tifton. Travels the grounds of the 95-acre heritage village, a part of Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. Power is provided by a 3 ft-gauge 0-4-0T engine built by Vulcan in 1917.

St. Marys Express, St. Marys. Excursions on the St. Marys Railroad in south coastal Georgia.


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