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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7/10/2017 3:38:32 PM New Business Opportunities Available Along Gastonia and Mt. Holly Rail Line
NC Rail Division partners with Progressive Rail on preserved freight corridor RALEIGH — Businesses along the Piedmont and Northern rail line now have additional opportunities for freight transport thanks to a new partnership between...
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5/30/2017 11:02:56 AM Kick-Off Summer Adventures with $5 Kids Fare
RALEIGH – Families looking for fun summer adventures can enjoy a special $5 kids fare to travel the rails in North Carolina. From June 1 through Aug. 31, customers can use discount code V626 when booking at NCByTrain.org to take...
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4/7/2017 8:10:17 AM April 2017 Rail Report is Now Available
Click here to see the full newsletter and stories including: NCDOT Staff Participates in Conferences About the Role of Freight and Logistics in Eastern North Carolina  Western N.C. Rail Meeting Rail Staffing...
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3/31/2017 8:34:03 AM Track Improvements to Cause April-May Service Modifications
RALEIGH – Passengers aboard NC By Train’s Piedmont and Carolinian trains will benefit from safe and well-maintained railroads once Norfolk Southern’s routine maintenance and improvements are completed in late May. However, travelers should...
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3/22/2017 12:04:36 PM Public Meetings Next Week for Proposed Improvements to Railroad Crossings in Wake Forest and Raleigh
RALEIGH – The N.C. Department of Transportation will hold public meetings next week regarding two proposed projects that will eliminate CSX rail line road-level crossings at seven locations in Wake Forest and Raleigh. The purpose of...
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12/29/2016 3:38:22 PM NCDOT Rail Division Reflects on Successful Year
RALEIGH – From strengthening freight movement and supporting economic growth throughout the state to taking thousands of football fans to Carolina Panthers games on the Piedmont trains, it has been a busy year for the N.C. Department of...
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12/15/2016 3:38:07 PM Save the Memories: 2016 Santa Train Photos are Available
Families and children of all ages joined Santa and Mrs. Claus on the annual Santa Train on Saturday, Dec. 3.  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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12/15/2016 3:37:56 PM NCDOT Educating NC Law Enforcement About Railroad Safety
RALEIGH – The N.C. Department of Transportation is partnering with the North Carolina Justice Academy to educate law enforcement officers around the state about rail safety. “State rail officials work tirelessly to improve railroad...
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12/12/2016 3:37:47 PM NCDOT Celebrates Groundbreaking of Railroad Improvement Project
COFIELD, N.C. – The N.C. Department of Transportation hosted a groundbreaking ceremony Monday, celebrating a significant investment in railway and railroad crossing improvements. “This project is a great example of what North Carolina...
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