Port of Memphis lands state grant for major rail upgrade

By Updated: January 17, 2019 4:00 AM CT | Published: January 16, 2019 6:04 PM CT

The Port of Memphis will significantly expand rail service to the public terminal on Presidents Island with a $1.7 million state grant.

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Wayne Risher

Wayne Risher

Business news reporter, 43-year veteran of print journalism, 35-year resident of Memphis, University of Georgia alumnus and proud father and spouse of University of Memphis graduates.


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