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Chattamatters: Will Passenger Rail Return To Chattanooga?

Passenger rail graphic.
Ian-Alijah Bey / Chattamatters

Chattanooga is one of four cities - along with Memphis, Nashville and Atlanta - which together applied for Federal funds to study the feasibility of bringing passenger rail back to this part of the Southeast.

More from William Newlin of Chattamatters - produced by The Enterprise Center, in partnership with the City of Chattanooga.

For more, visit chattamatters.com.

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