4/23/2018 7:14:12 PM New Raleigh Union Station Opening Soon
The N.C. Department of Transportation and City of Raleigh are proud to announce that the new Raleigh Union Station is set to open by late May/early June. Passengers are encouraged to check their tickets or call 800-BY-TRAIN if...
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3/13/2018 3:41:32 PM Track Work Affecting Service March 26-27
Due to track work being done, the following service interruptions will occur: March 26 79 – Canceled between New York and Rocky Mount 80 – Canceled between Rocky Mount and New York. Train service will stop at Rocky...
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2/13/2018 2:50:28 PM NC By Train passengers, we want to hear from you!
Rail passengers, we want to hear about your experience on NC By Train! The N.C. Department of Transportation has launched the department’s third annual customer survey. The purpose of the survey is to gauge how the department is...
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12/18/2017 8:52:34 AM Holiday Magic: 2017 Santa Train Photos Available
Families and children of all ages joined Santa and Mrs. Claus on the annual Santa Train on Saturday, Dec. 2.  Click here for a gallery of photos from the Raleigh Santa Train, or click here if you joined us in Charlotte.
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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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