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The Exchange

Resurrecting The Railroad Debate in the Granite State


New Hampshire is looking at whether to accept federal funds to once again study whether passenger and freight trains make sense for the state.  But many of the same concerns are coming up again:  that New Hampshire doesn’t have enough people who would ride the rails to justify the enormous cost.  We'll revisit this debate.


  • Peter Griffin – President of NH Railroad Revitalization Association
  • Chris Sununu – Republican from Newfields, Executive Councilor, voted to oppose funding for the study

We'll also hear from

  • Chris Williams – President & CEO of the Greater Nashua Chamber of Commerce, in favor of the plan
  • Representative John Hikel - Republican from Goffstown and Vice Chair of the House Transportation Committee.