Georgia & Norfolk Southern to Build New Rail Line in McDonough

Photo of a Norfolk Southern locomotive pulling a train (Clayton Carte photo).
(Clayton Carte photo)

Georgia DOT and Norfolk Southern are partnering to build a new rail line in Henry County. The new passing track will be between McDonough and Locust Grove.

The state is awarding $8.4 million for the project. Norfolk Southern will fund the remaining costs, or $12.6 million, for a total investment of $21 million.

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