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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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: 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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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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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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North Carolina: ‘Al Capone may have sat on them.’ Amtrak salvages history from Raleigh’s train station.

By Richard Stradling, The News & Observer; July 23, 2018 RALEIGH – Now that passengers are catching Amtrak trains at…

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All aboard! First train leaves new Raleigh Union Station

By Emmy Victor, Reporter, WRAL; July 10, 2018 Raleigh, N.C. — The very first train to leave Raleigh Union Station…

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North Carolina: Here’s when Raleigh Union Station will open. For real, this time.

By Richard Stradling, The News & Observer; July 2, 2018 RALEIGH – Amtrak says its passengers will begin using Raleigh…

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North Carolina: Here’s when Raleigh’s Union Station will open and why it has taken so long

By Richard Stradling, The News & Observer; June 11, 2018 RALEIGH – After several delays, Raleigh’s new $111 million downtown…

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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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Where is Cayce, South Carolina, and what is the Silver Star?

Cayce, South Carolina is part of the Columbia metropolitan area. Columbia, the capital of South Carolina, has a metropolitan population…

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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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