9/3/2015 12:03:54 PM Board of Transportation Adopts NC Comprehensive State Rail Plan
RALEIGH- The North Carolina Board of Transportation adopted the 2015 Comprehensive State Rail Plan at its meeting on August 5, 2015. The Rail Plan was created to identify near- and long-term freight, passenger, and safety projects in...
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8/27/2015 4:44:13 PM U.S. Department of Transportation to Study Future Southeast Railroad Network
RALEIGH — USDOT Secretary Anthony Foxx announced last month that a federally-led regional study will be conducted to develop a shared, workable vision for a Southeast passenger rail network. Secretary Foxx noted that: "A world-class...
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7/10/2015 12:55:00 PM July Rail Report Now Available
RALEIGH- Check out the July Rail Report, featuring stories on: ·         NCDOT Crossing Safety Blitz a Success in Johnston County ·         N.C. to D.C. Train Trip with Our State ·         ASLRRA President Linda Darr...
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6/4/2015 9:33:50 AM NCDOT Crossing Blitz a Success in Johnston County
RALEIGH- On June 3, the N.C. Department of Transportation worked with local law enforcement to hold two simultaneous Crossing Blitzes in Johnston County.  The Crossing Blitzes were at the intersection of the railroad and Peedin Road in...
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6/3/2015 11:30:10 AM NCDOT Releases June Rail Report
RALEIGH- Check out the June Rail Report, featuring stories on: The Southeast Corridor Meeting held in Raleigh on May 6The Raleigh Union Station Groundbreaking event held on May 8The NCDOT Board’s approval of an Operating Agreement for...
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6/1/2015 12:10:46 PM Have a safe summer by staying off the tracks
Raleigh- As summer break starts across North Carolina, the N.C. Department of Transportation wants to remind parents and students of the dangers and legal issues of walking along, playing on or taking pictures on railroad...
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5/21/2015 10:30:00 AM NCDOT Launches Wi-Fi on Piedmont Train Service on May 25
Raleigh – In conjunction with the 20th anniversary of the Piedmont train, the N.C. Department of Transportation’s Rail Division has launched its new Piedmont Connect Wi-Fi Service. The addition of complimentary Piedmont Connect Wi-Fi will...
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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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