CSX

ALBANY, Ga. (AP) — A railroad company says its freight trains will soon begin traveling at faster speeds through southern Georgia and portions of eastern Alabama.

WALB-TV reports that CSX Transportation plans to increase maximum speeds from 25 mph (40 kph) to 40 mph (64 kph) on its tracks between Waycross, Georgia, and Montgomery, Alabama. That's a distance of roughly 260 miles (418 kilometers).