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Proposed High-Speed Rail Would Run through Georgia

By Richard Elliot Originally published on on Nov. 13, 2017. Could high-speed rail finally be coming to parts of Georgia? The mayor of Columbus thinks it should, and presented a feasibility study to state lawmakers Monday showing, she said, that it could be profitable from day one. “I think for so long, high-speed rail was laboring under these presumptions about being not profitable, being not effective, sort of the old Amtrak model,” said Mayor Teresa Tomlinson. She presented her study to the Joint Committee on Transit Governance and Finance as it met at Columbus State University. Tomlinson and other…

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