Heart Of Georgia (HOG)

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Their website is here: GWRR.com
A list of their holdings is here: Wikipedia List
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Re: Heart Of Georgia (HOG)

Post by Jeff Smith » Tue Jun 18, 2019 9:58 am

More funding: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/heart-ge ... 00464.html
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The $820,000 grant will enable the HOG to upgrade track and restore service on two miles of rail line in Nunez, Ga.

“This is another step to restore rail-freight service along the entire HOG line between Midvale and Preston, Georgia,” said Andy Chunko, the railroad’s president. “We greatly appreciate the commitment from the State of Georgia, state legislators and communities along the line to continue this work and look forward to the day that HOG can provide customers along the entire corridor with competitive access to the national rail freight network.”
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Re: Heart Of Georgia (HOG)

Post by CSX455 » Mon Nov 18, 2019 2:57 pm

Christmas In Plains Special Train Ride

Nov 30, 2019 Boarding begins at 2:30PM and departs at 3:00PM.

Georgia Veterans State Park
Cordele, GA



Get Directions
Tickets


Enjoy a relaxing evening on SAM Shortline as we travel to Plains in time for all the lights in Plains to glow brightly.

President and Rosalyn Carter will throw the switch to light up the town.

There will be Christmas music and activities to put you in the spirit of Christmas.

Special plans are in store as we have word that SANTA will be joining us on our excursion.

Sit back, relax and enjoy the ride. Beer and wine will be available for purchase while on board (Americus car passengers only).

Coach cars are alcohol-free.

2:30 PM Boarding begins

3:00 PM Depart Georgia Veterans State Park Depot

5:45 PM Arrive in Historic Plains, Georgia
(Layover of 1 hour, 45 minutes)

6:00 PM Lighting of Christmas Lights & Tree

7:30 PM Depart Plains

10:15 PM Arrive Georgia Veterans State Park Depot



Total trip: 7 hours, 15 minutes
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