12/12/2017 12:50:47 PM Short Line Railroad Grants to Improve Freight Service and Safety
RALEIGH – Freight service and the safety of rail-highway crossings in North Carolina will soon see improvements as 12 projects receive nearly $6 million in funding through the Short Line Infrastructure Assistance Program (SIAP). SIAP...
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11/17/2017 11:06:16 AM NC and VA Rail Projects Being Discussed at Upcoming Meeting
RALEIGH – Updates on rail projects in North Carolina and Virginia are expected to be among the topics when the Virginia-North Carolina Interstate High Speed Rail Compact meets on Nov. 29. The Compact was formed through North Carolina...
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10/3/2017 3:00:18 PM Celebrate the Holidays by Riding NC By Train with Santa Claus
RALEIGH — Families can celebrate the holidays by getting on board NC By Train’s popular Santa Train leaving from Charlotte on Saturday, Dec. 2. For one day only, come make some memories on this fun-filled trip featuring Mrs. Claus,...
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9/27/2017 3:54:46 PM Track Improvements to Affect Service in October
Track improvements will affect Piedmont and Carolinian trains on the dates below. For reservations and information, visit Amtrak.com, use the free mobile apps, speak with station personnel or call 1-800-USA-RAIL...
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9/12/2017 3:55:58 PM All Aboard for the 34th Lexington BBQ Festival
LEXINGTON — Get ready for a day filled with North Carolina barbecue, live music and family friendly attractions as NC By Train gets you to the Lexington Barbecue Festival on Oct. 28, dropping you off just steps from the fun, thanks to a...
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8/1/2017 11:12:53 AM First Lady Cooper Joins NCDOT and Town of Cary to Christen New Locomotive
RALEIGH — First Lady Kristin Cooper joined state and local officials, as well as members of the community, today to christen the #1871 “Town of Cary” locomotive for use in North Carolina’s daily Piedmont passenger service. The event was...
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8/1/2017 10:07:02 AM First Lady Cooper Joins NCDOT to Christen New Locomotives
RALEIGH — First Lady Kristin Cooper joined state and local officials, as well as members of the community, today to christen the #1984 “City of Kannapolis” and #1871 "Town of Cary" locomotives for use in North Carolina’s daily Piedmont...
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7/10/2017 3:38:32 PM New Business Opportunities Available Along Gastonia and Mt. Holly Rail Line
NC Rail Division partners with Progressive Rail on preserved freight corridor RALEIGH — Businesses along the Piedmont and Northern rail line now have additional opportunities for freight transport thanks to a new partnership between...
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5/30/2017 11:02:56 AM Kick-Off Summer Adventures with $5 Kids Fare
RALEIGH – Families looking for fun summer adventures can enjoy a special $5 kids fare to travel the rails in North Carolina. From June 1 through Aug. 31, customers can use discount code V626 when booking at NCByTrain.org to take...
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4/7/2017 8:10:17 AM April 2017 Rail Report is Now Available
Click here to see the full newsletter and stories including: NCDOT Staff Participates in Conferences About the Role of Freight and Logistics in Eastern North Carolina  Western N.C. Rail Meeting Rail Staffing...
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