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Blue Ridge Scenic Railway Takes a Trip Back in Time Through N. Ga. Mountains

The Blue Ridge Scenic Railway has been ferrying tourists and railfans between Blue Ridge, Ga., and the Georgia-Tennessee state line since 1998. The heritage railroad train departs from the historic 1906 Louisville & Nashville Railroad depot in downtown Blue Ridge and treks northward for an hour, providing riders with a beautiful view of the scenic North Georgia landscape.





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Atlanta’s new streetcar system will be up and running by Dec. 31, Mayor Kasim Reed told reporters on Wednesday, according to WXIA-TV.


Union Pacific Corp. today reported 2014 first quarter net income of $1.1 billion, or $2.38 per diluted share, compared to $957 million, or $2.03 per diluted share, in the first quarter 2013.


The Indiana Department of Transportation is seeking proposals to improve the Hoosier State, which operates between Indianapolis and Chicago four days per week.

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The Blue Ridge Scenic Railway has been ferrying tourists and railfans between Blue Ridge, Ga., and the Georgia-Tennessee state line since 1998. The heritage railroad train departs from the historic 1906 Louisville & Nashville Railroad depot in downtown Blue Ridge and treks northward for an hour, providing riders with a beautiful view of the scenic North Georgia landscape.


The Blue Ridge Scenic Railway has been ferrying tourists and railfans between Blue Ridge, Ga., and the Georgia-Tennessee state line since 1998. The heritage railroad train departs from the historic 1906 Louisville & Nashville Railroad depot in downtown Blue Ridge and treks northward for an hour, providing riders with a beautiful view of the scenic North Georgia landscape.


Amtrak and the California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) last month issued a request for proposals to build modern, state-of-the-art high-speed train sets. The train sets, officials contend, are needed to meet Amtrak‚Äôs short-term need to expand the capacity on the Northeast Corridor (NEC) and also the long-term operational needs of both Amtrak and the Authority. […]

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The Blue Ridge Scenic Railway has been ferrying tourists and railfans between Blue Ridge, Ga., and the Georgia-Tennessee state line since 1998. The heritage railroad train departs from the historic 1906 Louisville & Nashville Railroad depot in downtown Blue Ridge and treks northward for an hour, providing riders with a beautiful view of the scenic North Georgia landscape.


All photos taken April 6, 2012, in Marietta, Ga.


All photos taken Dec. 27, 2013, in Kennesaw, Georgia

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