Thomas the Tank Engine is rolling through Georgia and making a stop in Cordele at the end of October.

Little engineers are invited to join Thomas for a day of big adventures and even bigger memories at Day Out with Thomas: Big Adventures Tour 2018. Children throughout the state can spend a day with their friend Thomas when the No. 1 Engine into the Historic SAM Shortline Railroad depot at Georgia Veterans State Park Oct. 19 to 21 and then again Oct. 27 and 28, 2018.

This event will feature an opportunity to take a ride with Thomas the Tank Engine, star of the popular Thomas & Friends series. In addition, little engineers can meet Sir Topham Hatt, Controller of the Railway and participate in Thomas-themed activities including crafts, photo ops, and more.  The tour, now in its 23rd year, will make 42 stops across the U.S. and Canada and is expected to welcome nearly one million passengers in 2018.

Gates will open at 9 a.m. each day of the tour. Tickets are on sale now and available by calling Ticketweb toll-free 866-468-7630, or by visiting Ticket prices are $22 plus tax for ages 2 and up (service charges and fee may apply).

For more information and directions, contact the Historic SAM Shortline Railroad at 877-GA-RAILS or visit

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