Richard Branson-backed passenger rail venture names Atlanta-Charlotte route in IPO proposal

By Jessica Saunders, Managing Editor, Atlanta Business Chronicle; December 5, 2018 A passenger railroad backed by Richard Branson’s Virgin Group…

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After announcing rebrand, Virgin Trains USA, formerly Brightline, files to go public

By Rob Wile, Miami Herald; November 16, 2018 On the same day it announced a major rebranding as Richard Branson’s…

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Some North Carolina Amtrak passenger rail service resumes Thursday

By Staff Report, Salisbury Post; September 19, 2018 RALEIGH – Amtrak passenger train service traveling in and through North Carolina will…

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Several Amtrak trains are canceled in North Carolina because of track work

By Richard Stradling, The News & Observer; September 3, 2018 RALEIGH – If you’re planning to take Amtrak to or…

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Charlotte, North Carolina breaking ground on a new uptown train station this week

By Ely Portillo, The Charlotte Observer; July 16, 2018 Charlotte officials plan to break ground Friday on the first part…

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North Carolina DOT inks contract for proposed Charlotte rail station

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; June12, 2018 The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) has awarded a $48.6 million contract to…

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North Carolina’s Piedmont Service: More trains between Charlotte and Raleigh to begin in June

By The Associated Press, Spectrum News; May 2, 2018 RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Train travel between North Carolina’s capital and…

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Charlotte, North Carolina commuter train study will continue

BY MEGAN SPRAGUE, Mooresville Tribune; April 2, 2018 A $2.3 million study about ways to make a commuter train feasible…

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North Carolina DOT’s largest rail infrastructure improvement program wraps up

Written by  Kyra Senese, Managing Editor, RT&S Magazine; January 11, 2018 The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) is celebrating…

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North Carolina: Faster train between Raleigh and Charlotte causes excitement, concern

By Tina Terry, WSOCTV.com; December 22, 2017 LANDIS, N.C. – The Piedmont Improvement Project added 27 miles of parallel track,…

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