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Does the W&A Railroad go from Atlanta to Chattanooga?

Who owns the western and Atlantic Railroad in Georgia?

  • The Western & Atlantic Railroad of the State of Georgia (W&A) is a government-owned railroad (by the State of Georgia) and is currently leased by CSX, which CSX operates in the Southeastern United States from Atlanta, Georgia, to Chattanooga, Tennessee. It was founded on December 21, 1836.

What was the plan for the western & Atlantic Railroad?

  • The plan was to eventually link up with the Georgia Railroad from Augusta and the Macon and Western Railroad, which ran from Macon to Savannah. An engineer was chosen to recommend the location where the Western & Atlantic line would terminate.

What is the name of the Terminal Subdivision in Atlanta?

  • At its north end, it continues south from the Chattanooga Subdivision of the Nashville Division and at its south end it continues south as the Atlanta Terminal Subdivision (Chart A).

image-Does the W&A Railroad go from Atlanta to Chattanooga?
image-Does the W&A Railroad go from Atlanta to Chattanooga?
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