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About Us

About NCDOT Rail Division

NCDOT’s Rail Division is a leader in reviving passenger train service, enhancing safety on the tracks and creating urban transportation centers. Amtrak ranks our passenger rail system among the best in the nation and many of our safety initiatives are used as a model for other states.

Everything we do is with the goal of providing safe, efficient and convenient methods to connect people to places around North Carolina and beyond.

Mission Statement

Since 1977, the Rail Division has focused on the safe and efficient movement of people and goods on North Carolina’s railroads through freight, passenger and safety programs, supporting job creation and economic growth.