Athens Line

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Athens Line, LLC
Reporting markABR
LocaleGeorgia
Dates of operation2001–Present
PredecessorNorfolk Southern Railway
Track gauge4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm) standard gauge
Length38 miles (61 kilometres)
WebsiteOfficial website

Athens Line, LLC (reporting mark ABR) is a Class III shortline railroad operating in Georgia. Established in 2001, the ABR leases 38 miles (61 km) of former Norfolk Southern Railway track between Madison and Junior State, Georgia, via Athens. It is operated under contract by the Great Walton Railroad.[1]

History[edit]

The line was initially constructed by the Georgia Railroad in 1841 and used horses to pull trains.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Athens Line, Georgia Rails (retrieved 14 April, 2015)
  2. ^ Georgia Railroad, RailGA.com(retrieved 14 April 2015)

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