From Gaston Gazette:

Gaston County residents who’ve dreamed of one day commuting to Charlotte by rail might just be in luck.

Charlotte Area Transit System officials are pitching an east-west light rail line that would cross the Catawba River into Belmont. That’s something some Gaston transportation planners — and presumably a good number of frustrated commuters — have been hoping for as a way to help ease congestion on the few roads that cross the Catawba River…

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