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CARY RAIL DEPOT CHOSEN AS NATIONAL MODEL FOR RETURN ON INVESTMENT

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Monday January 12, 2015

RALEIGH- N.C. Department of Transportation’s Cary Rail Depot has been selected by OneRail Coalition as one of six examples from around the country that have demonstrated a high return on investment of both public and private funding for rail projects. On Dec. 2 OneRail Coalition hosted a briefing...

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NORTH CAROLINA'S AMTRAK NOW ON FACEBOOK

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Thursday January 8, 2015

Raleigh - It’s a new year – and the perfect time to discover a new way to get information about train travel in North Carolina! North Carolina’s Amtrak is now on Facebook. The page, which launched this month, is a one-stop-shop for all the information you need about taking the train in North...

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CAROLINIAN TICKETS ARE 20% OFF IN JANUARY

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Wednesday January 7, 2015

This month, North Carolina’s Amtrak is offering 20% off travel on the Carolinian.

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NORTH CAROLINA’S AMTRAK NOW ON FACEBOOK

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Monday January 5, 2015

It’s a new year – and the perfect time to discover a new way to get information about train travel in North Carolina! North Carolina’s Amtrak is now on Facebook.

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COLLEGE STUDENT? GET 15% OFF YOUR TICKET!

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Sunday January 4, 2015

Are you a college student attending one of the many universities along the rail corridor

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TRAVEL OFTEN? SAVE WITH OUR NC MULTIRIDE TICKET.

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Wednesday December 31, 2014

Do you frequently take the train back and forth to school, to visit family, or for work? Save on the cost of your trip with our NC Multiride ticket.

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TRAVEL MID-WEEK AND SAVE 10% EVERY TIME.

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Sunday December 28, 2014

Taking the train in North Carolina during the week? You now automatically get 10% off the price of your ticket if you travel on Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays.

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NCDOT RELEASES EXECUTIVE SUMMARY FOR THE PUBLIC DRAFT OF THE COMPREHENSIVE STATE RAIL PLAN

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Friday December 19, 2014

RALEIGH - In anticipation of the mid-February release of the Draft North Carolina Comprehensive State Rail Plan, the N.C. Department of Transportation has issued the Plan’s Executive Summary. The Plan is the passenger and freight rail implementation portion of the Governor’s 25-Year Vision...

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NCDOT MAKES IMPROVEMENTS TO PITT COUNTY RAIL CROSSINGS

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Thursday December 11, 2014

RALEIGH – The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Rail Division has made crossing safety improvements at two intersections in Pitt County.   NCDOT installed crossing signals and gates where Boyd Street and Liberty Street intersect the CSX railroad tracks in Winterville. These projects, totaling...

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NCDOT MAKES IMPROVEMENTS TO MCDOWELL COUNTY RAIL CROSSING

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Thursday December 11, 2014

RALEIGH – The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Rail Division has made crossing safety improvements at two intersections near Marion.   NCDOT installed crossing signals and gates where Moody Town Road and Goode Road intersect the CSX tracks. These projects, totaling $363,660, were paid for with...

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NCDOT MAKES IMPROVEMENTS TO MOORE COUNTY RAIL CROSSING

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Thursday December 11, 2014

RALEIGH – The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Rail Division has made crossing safety improvements at an intersection in Moore County.   NCDOT installed crossing signals and gates at the intersection of Cedar Creek Road and the Aberdeen Carolina & Western Railway tracks near Biscoe. This...

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NCDOT MAKES IMPROVEMENTS TO ONSLOW COUNTY RAIL CROSSING

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Thursday December 11, 2014

RALEIGH – The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Rail Division has made crossing safety improvements at an intersection in Onslow County.   NCDOT installed crossing signals and gates at the intersection of Piney Green Road and the Camp LeJeune Railroad tracks in Jacksonville. This $325,000...

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NCDOT, GASTON COUNTY SEEK NEW OPERATOR FOR PIEDMONT & NORTHERN RAILWAY

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Tuesday October 21, 2014

RALEIGH – The N.C. Department of Transportation is now seeking bid proposals from qualified short-line operators to operate the 13-mile Piedmont & Northern Railway from Gastonia to Mount Holly in Gaston County following Patriot Rail’s announcement in June that it would be terminating its lease of...

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SECRETARY TATA PLEDGES COMMITMENT TO RAIL SAFETY, ENCOURAGES OTHERS TO JOIN

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Monday October 20, 2014

RALEIGH - N.C. Department of Transportation Secretary Tony Tata visited the BeRailSafe booth at the N.C. State Fair today to sign a pledge stating his commitment to rail safety. The pledge encourages people not to walk on or along railroad tracks, and if they must cross, to do so at a public...

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NCDOT WILL TEMPORARILY CLOSE N.C. 49 IN CABARRUS COUNTY TOMORROW NIGHT

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Tuesday October 7, 2014

Closure is part of rail grade separation project   CHARLOTTE –As work progresses on the Pharr Mill Road grade separation project in Harrisburg, the N.C. Department of Transportation will temporarily close N.C. 49 South at Pharr Mill Road/Blackwelder Road at 9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8, weather...

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