CSX track work to impact Amtrak service in the Southeast

By David Lester, Managing Editor, RT&S Magazine; July 12, 2019 CSX track work in North Carolina will impact Amtrak schedules…

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North Carolina Railroad sued over documents on killed transit project

By Bill Wilson, Editor-in-Chief, RT&S Magazine; July 2, 2019 The Southern Environmental Law Center is taking the N.C. Railroad to…

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Pedestrian tunnel now possibility at Salisbury, North Carolina train station

By Liz Moomey, Salisbury Post; June 20, 2019 SALISBURY — The Salisbury City Council on Tuesday approved a resolution that…

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North Carolina: A North Raleigh rail line could one day host commuter trains

By Richard Stradling, The News & Observer; May 30, 2019 RALEIGH The Wake Transit Plan that voters endorsed when they…

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North Carolina: Estimated cost for failed Durham-Orange light rail line nears $159 million

By Tyler Dukes, Investigative Reporter, and Sarah Krueger, Reporter, WRAL; May 28, 2019 Raleigh, N.C. — Although it was abandoned…

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Reimagining Wilmington, North Carolina’s old Northside rail bed

By Adam Wagner, Staff, Star News; April 8, 2019 WILMINGTON — A group made up of civic leaders, developers and…

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Opinion: March Madness of another kind

By William C. Vantuono, Editor-in-Chief, Railway Age Magazine; March 29, 2019 The just-abandoned GoTriangle light rail project in North Carolina,…

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North Carolina: Has Duke University killed the Durham-Orange light-rail project? Here’s what leaders say now

By Tammy Grubb, The News & Observer; March 13, 2019 DURHAM Duke University may have dealt a devastating blow to…

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North Carolina: Off the rails: Duke and Durham’s disconnect

By Gino Nuzzolillo, The Chronicle; March 8, 2019 Last Wednesday, Duke notified GoTriangle that it refused to sign on to…

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North Carolina: Duke University nixes Durham-Orange light rail

By Paul Conley, Editor-in-Chief, RT&S Magazine; February 28, 2019 Duke University won’t allow a portion of a proposed 7.7-mile light-rail…

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Asheville, North Carolina passenger rail connection, after 43 years, now has chance at funding

By Joel Burgess, Asheville Citizen Times; February 19, 2019 ASHEVILLE – This city’s last official passenger rail service left with a…

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North Carolina: Hillsborough Exploring Options Regarding Amtrak Station

By Kelly Fahey, The Hill, 97.9, WCHL; February 8, 2019 Hillsborough’s Amtrak station has officially been assigned funding by the…

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North Carolina Department Of Transportation obtains federal, state grants for locomotive upgrades

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; January 21, 2019 The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) late last week announced a recently…

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Opinion: Let’s rebuild North Carolina’s rail system

By Ted Van Dyk, The News & Observer; December 25, 2018 Wake County has finally joined Durham and Orange Counties…

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Man who loved riding on top of passenger trains is decapitated by bridge in North Carolina

By Jimmy McCloskey, Metro.co.uk; December 21, 2018 A man who loved riding on top of passenger trains was decapitated after…

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Wilmington, North Carolina moving forward with rail-realignment project

By Paul Conley, Editor-in-Chief, RT&S Magazine; December 11, 2018 Are you a rail project manager looking for a challenge? Wilmington, NC,…

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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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Rail Reinvented: 8 Train Stations With Awesome Comeback Stories

By Brittany Anas, livability.com; October 8, 2018 Some of America’s best comeback stories are playing out in a most unlikely…

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Police say North Carolina man found dead on track jumped from Amtrak train

By The Associated Press, The Fayetteville Observer; November 1, 2018 ENFIELD — Police in North Carolina say a man whose…

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The Daily CSX: North Carolina town sues CSX for Hurricane Florence flooding

By Will Robinson, Reporter, Jacksonville Business Journal; September 24, 2018 Citizens of Lumberton, North Carolina filed a class-action Monday suit…

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The Daily CSX: Rail company blamed for Hurricane Florence flooding in North Carolina town

By Phil McCausland, NBC News; September 21, 2018 LUMBERTON, N.C. — People who live on the south side of town…

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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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The Daily CSX: CSX donates $100,000 to the American Red Cross to support Hurricane Florence recovery efforts

A press release from CSX; September 19, 2018: JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CSX is donating $100,000…

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Norfolk Southern Foundation supports Hurricane Florence recovery efforts

A press release from Norfolk Southern Corporation; September 18, 2018: PR Newswire NORFOLK, Va., Sept. 18, 2018 NORFOLK, Va., Sept.…

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