Memphis-Nashville passenger-rail line gets $500K federal grant

By , Daily Memphian Updated: December 07, 2023 7:09 AM CT | Published: December 06, 2023 5:43 PM CT

“Once this service is in operation, much of the country will be accessible by rail from Memphis,” said U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen, D-Tenn. “This is a very big deal.”


Steve Cohen Passenger Rail Federal Railroad Administration

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