5/21/2015 12:52:44 PM NCDOT Launches Wi-Fi on Piedmont Train Service on May 25
Raleigh – On May 25, in conjunction with the 20th anniversary of the Piedmont train, the N.C. Department of Transportation’s Rail Division will launch its new Piedmont Connect Wi-Fi Service. The addition of complimentary Piedmont Connect...
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5/14/2015 8:51:39 AM NCDOT Rail Division to Close a Portion of Pomeroy Street for Sewer Line Installation in Alamance County
GREENSBORO —The N.C. Department of Transportation will close a small portion of Pomeroy Street in Graham this weekend while crews install a new sewage line under the roadway. The work will begin at 7 a.m. on Saturday, May 16, and...
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5/13/2015 11:30:34 AM NCDOT Rail Division Director Statement on Crash of Amtrak Train 188
RALEIGH - N.C. Department of Transportation Rail Division Director Paul Worley has released a statement about the crash of Amtrak Train 188 in Philadelphia: “Our thoughts and prayers are with the passengers, crew, family and friends of...
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5/8/2015 9:18:48 AM The Carolinian Celebrates 25 Years of Service May 9 and May 11
RALEIGH-North Carolina’s Amtrak is celebrating the anniversary of the Carolinian passenger rail service with special activities in stations throughout the state on May 9 and May 11. The Carolinian, which operates daily between New York...
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5/8/2015 8:39:51 AM NCDOT helps break ground on Raleigh Union Station
RALEIGH - N.C. Department of Transportation Secretary Tony Tata, Gov. Pat McCrory and Raleigh Mayor Nancy McFarlane led a contingent of officials at a groundbreaking ceremony today for Raleigh Union Station, the new passenger rail station...
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4/30/2015 9:30:22 AM NCDOT Makes Improvements to Elizabeth City Rail Crossing
RALEIGH – The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Rail Division has made crossing safety improvements at an intersection in Elizabeth City.  NCDOT installed railway-highway grade crossing signals, cantilevers and gates at the intersection...
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4/22/2015 3:42:43 PM NCDOT and Iowa Pacific Holdings Agree in Principle to an Operation Agreement for Piedmont and Northern Railway Line in Gaston County
RALEIGH – After a competitive solicitation for proposals to operate the state-owned Piedmont & Northern railroad line between Gastonia and Mt. Holly, the N.C. Department of Transportation has selected Piedmont Railway, LLC, a wholly owned...
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4/8/2015 4:04:25 PM NCDOT Makes Improvements to Camden County Rail Crossings
RALEIGH – The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Rail Division has made crossing safety improvements at two intersections in Camden County.  NCDOT installed railway-highway grade crossing signals, cantilevers and gates at the...
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4/2/2015 2:03:38 PM NCDOT Releases April Rail Report
RALEIGH- Check out the April Rail Report, featuring stories on: ·         Halifax County Amtrak Crash·         Safety Tips from the USDOT Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration·         2015 Freight Rail and Rail Crossing Safety...
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3/16/2015 1:35:20 PM NCDOT Celebrates Arrival of Raleigh’s First Train 175 Years Ago This Week
RALEIGH - Nearly two centuries ago, Raleigh was a very different place. The year was 1840. The state’s capital – now a bustling metropolis of shopping, restaurants and businesses – was a destination largely isolated from the rest of the...
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