Passenger rail proponents are investing funds into a study to bring back a train between Savannah and Atlanta. The last time a person could hop a train from the big city to the coast was 1971. Any new service would face incredible odds. But the new group's aim is to start small and build support.
North Georgia lawmaker, Jeff Mullis is a proponent of a rail-line from Chattanooga to Atlanta. He says the state transportation department continues to devise a state rail plan, but funding is the major issue.