U.S.: North Carolina DOT to resume Piedmont passenger-rail service

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; August 6, 2020 The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) on Aug. 10 will resume the…

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U.S., North Carolina – Raleigh’s lost train roundhouse: Century-old footprint from steam-era hidden in downtown

By Heather Leah, Multiplatform Producer, WRAL; July 22, 2020 Raleigh, N.C. — Downtown Raleigh harbors many secrets and hidden relics…

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U.S., North Carolina: Coronavirus pandemic reduces passenger train service in North Carolina again

By Richard Stradling, The News & Observer; July 06, 2020 RALEIGH Passenger train service in North Carolina is being cut…

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U.S., North Carolina: NCDOT bought part of a Ringling Bros. circus train and now isn’t sure what to do with it

By Richard Stradling, The News & Observer; February 26, 2020 NASH COUNTY When the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey…

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Federal grant to be used for new coaches for North Carolina passenger trains

From Staff Reports, Independent Tribune; August 23, 2019 The North Carolina Department of Transportation received a nearly $77 million grant…

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North Carolina: Raleigh Union Station, now 1 year old, poised to expand into major hub

By Rick Armstrong, Enterprise Multimedia Journalist and Emmy Victor, Reporter, WRAL; August 7, 2019 Raleigh, N.C. — Raleigh is now…

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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: 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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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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Trains canceled, airlines waiving fees as East Coast braces for Hurricane Florence

By Luz Lazo, The Washington Post; September 10, 2018 Hur­ri­cane Florence is rap­id­ly ap­proach­ing the East Coast — and on…

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North Carolina man’s effort spurs shift in locomotive power

Iredell man’s effort spurs shift in rail power By Kate Stevens, Statesville Record & Landmark; September 4, 2018 A Mooresville…

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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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North Carolina: The new Amtrak train is ready, but Raleigh Union Station isn’t

By Richard Stradling, The News & Observer; June 3, 2018 RALEIGH – You can now catch an Amtrak train between…

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North Carolina: Completed Raleigh Union Station will serve as a catalyst for the city’s Warehouse District

By David Malone, Associate Editor, Building Design + Construction; May 3, 2018 Skanska USA and Clancy & Theys and in…

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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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‘This was built for the ages.’ Raleigh, North Carolina celebrates new Union Station.

By Richard Stradling, The News & Observer; April 30, 2018 RALEIGH – Hundreds of people gathered in the great hall…

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North Carolina: Sneak peek of Raleigh’s ‘front door’ — the new Union Station

By Ben Graham, Staff Writer, Triangle Business Journal; April 27, 2018 In Raleigh’s new Union Station, sleek wooden benches and…

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North Carolina: Trains will soon begin stopping at Raleigh’s Union Station

By Richard Stradling, The News & Observer; March 20, 2018 RALEIGH – Union Station, the city’s new downtown train station…

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EPA certifies emission-reduction system for North Carolina DOT locomotive

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; February 21, 2018 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has certified an emissions-reduction system for one…

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Downtown Raleigh, North Carolina train station to be demolished, but future of property unknown

By Ben Graham, Staff Writer, Triangle Business Journal; December 27, 2017 The Amtrak station on West Cabarrus Street in downtown…

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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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