11/4/2016 12:56:48 PM Rail Improvement Program Receives $10 Million Funding Boost
RALEIGH – The Rail Division of the N.C. Department of Transportation has awarded an additional $10 million for the Freight Rail and Rail Crossing Safety Improvement program for fiscal year 2017. State officials accelerated the project...
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10/24/2016 12:09:48 PM Section of Back Creek Church Road Closing Next Month
Closure scheduled through mid-December CHARLOTTE – The Department of Transportation will be closing Back Creek Church Road at N.C. 49 in Charlotte beginning Wednesday, Nov. 9 to reconstruct the existing railroad crossing. The project...
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9/28/2016 10:03:22 AM Tickets for N.C. State Fair Train Stops on Sale Now
RALEIGH — This year, N.C. By Train and Amtrak are making it easier than ever for families to get to the N.C. State Fair through a special stop right in front of the fairgrounds in Raleigh from Friday, Oct.14 through Sunday, Oct....
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9/23/2016 1:45:17 PM Track Work Affects Train Service
Track Work Affects Service Sunday through Thursday, Sept. 25-29, 2016 on Carolinian Trains 79 and 80 Palmetto Train 89 and Silver Star Train 92 On the dates shown below, CSX Transportation will perform track work that may affect your...
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8/25/2016 2:09:21 PM N.C. Railways to Benefit from Grant for Safety Technology
Raleigh – The state will soon be able to purchase new equipment needed to meet a nationwide mandate on rail safety standards, thanks to a federal grant awarded to the N.C. Department of Transportation last week. “The safe movement of...
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8/23/2016 12:59:09 PM NCDOT Looking For Partners for On-Board Services for NC By Train Routes
RALEIGH - The N.C. Department of Transportation is looking to establish partnerships that will offer on-board services on NC By Train’s Piedmont route between Raleigh and Charlotte. These partnerships would have opportunities ranging from...
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7/12/2016 8:22:36 AM Transportation Officials Hold Ribbon Cutting for Durham Rail Project
RALEIGH – State transportation officials gathered in Durham July 12 to celebrate the completion of a railroad construction project designed to enhance rail safety and efficiency. “To help fulfill Governor McCrory’s 25-Year Vision, our...
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6/10/2016 12:09:22 PM Mebane Event Promotes Rail Safety
RALEIGH – Pedestrians and motorists passing through downtown Mebane got a quick lesson in rail safety Friday. N.C. Transportation’s Rail Division teamed up with the Mebane and Burlington police departments, as well as Alamance County...
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6/2/2016 10:03:12 AM NCDOT Releases May Rail Report
RALEIGH - Check out the May Rail Report, featuring stories on: Special $5 kids’ fare for summer Rail Division projects and the STI Train host milestones Baseball season along the rail corridor Piedmont...
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5/23/2016 3:22:10 PM Have a Safe Summer by Staying off the Tracks
RALEIGH – Governor McCrory launched his 25-Year Vision for North Carolina’s transportation infrastructure with rail as a critical component. In 2015, North Carolina had the most exports to international markets in state history, totaling...
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