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Railroad / Georgia Train Serv. #281683

CBS Evening News for Friday, Dec 17, 1982
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(Studio) Report on train ride between Atlanta and Augusta, Georgia.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Augusta, Georgia) One passenger car noted on Georgia Railroad's train from Atlanta to Augusta. [Public serv. commissioner Bobby PAFFORD - says mule and wagon would be faster than train.] Lack of passengers noted. [Rail fan Roger FRIEDMAN - comments on railroad's apparent discouragement of passengers.] New owner of Georgia Railroad, Seaboard Coast Line, said planning to abolish passenger service. Freedman's fight against this reported 1833 state charter for Georgia railroad and Banking Company recalled as requiring business to provide daily passenger serv. [MAN - states costs for reporter's ticket.] Photo of old train shown. [Seaboard Coast Line railroad spokesperson Lyle KEY - comments.]
REPORTER: John Sheahan

Reporter(s):
Rather, Dan;
Sheahan, John
Duration:
00:02:10

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