4/21/2014 12:42:09 PM Bring Your Bicycle On Board the Train
Warmer spring temperatures in North Carolina make for perfect bicycle-riding weather. Did you know you can take your bicycle on the Piedmont train at no charge? Whether you’re visiting family or friends and planning to ride with them, or...
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3/21/2014 10:40:15 AM NCDOT Begins Series of Rail Improvements Between Salisbury and Kannapolis
Raleigh - On Monday, March 24, the N.C. Department of Transportation will begin a rail project to add 11 miles of second track to the Norfolk Southern line between Salisbury and Kannapolis. Additionally, the work will involve upgrading...
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3/7/2014 3:09:07 PM Northbound Carolinian Train Cancelled Due to Downed Power Lines
RALEIGH - The northbound Carolinian #80 train, which departed Charlotte at 7 a.m. this morning, is now cancelled. The train has been sitting on the tracks south of High Point for several hours due to downed power lines which have made the...
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3/7/2014 2:36:28 PM North Carolina Passenger Trains Delayed, Cancelled Due to Downed Trees on Tracks
RALEIGH ­- Inclement weather across the region has caused a number of trees to fall on North Carolina railroad tracks, causing major delays and cancellations of the Piedmont and Carolinian passenger trains. Norfolk Southern crews are...
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3/7/2014 11:20:43 AM Update on Today’s Passenger Train Schedules
RALEIGH - Due to inclement weather causing a number of downed trees and power lines on the railroad tracks, the southbound Piedmont #75 train scheduled to depart Raleigh at 11:45 a.m. and the northbound Piedmont #76 scheduled to depart...
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2/25/2014 9:14:08 AM Hopson Road Closure Beginning Wednesday
RALEIGH – A railroad improvement and safety project on Hopson Road in Durham will require the closure of the road between Davis Drive and Miami Boulevard for 10 days, effective Wednesday, Feb. 26 at 9 a.m. The closure is needed so crews...
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2/18/2014 10:17:59 AM Save 15% Off Mid-Week Travel Until March 27
RALEIGH – Amtrak passengers can save 15 percent off adult fares on all mid-week (Tuesday – Thursday) travel to or from any North Carolina destination between Feb. 4 and March 27.   The sale is valid on the Palmetto, Piedmont, Crescent,...
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2/17/2014 3:57:27 PM Piedmont Improvement Program Celebrates Milestone with Laying of First Track
RALEIGH – The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Piedmont Improvement Program (PIP) celebrated a major milestone recently with the laying of the first section of track as part of the corridor improvements in Salisbury. PIP is a $520...
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2/11/2014 10:15:44 AM Morning Runs of Piedmont, Carolinian Cancelled Due to Winter Weather
RALEIGH - Passenger train schedules in North Carolina continue to be impacted by the winter weather affecting the state. The following is an update on train schedules for Friday, Feb. 14. The following trains will operate today: ·...
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2/7/2014 10:17:01 AM NCDOT will Close Turn Lane on N.C. 49 in Cabarrus County
Permanent closure is part of rail grade separation project   CHARLOTTE –As work progresses on the Pharr Mill Road grade separation project in Harrisburg, the N.C. Department of Transportation will permanently close the left turn...
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