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TRACK IMPROVEMENTS TO AFFECT SERVICE THROUGH MAY

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Tuesday February 28, 2017

RALEIGH – Due to track construction and maintenance work, please be aware there will be service modifications for the Piedmont and Carolinian trains on the dates shown below: June 5: - Train 73: will be canceled - Train 74: will only operate between Raleigh to Greensboro; no alternate...

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NCDOT RAIL DIVISION REFLECTS ON SUCCESSFUL YEAR

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Thursday December 29, 2016

RALEIGH – From strengthening freight movement and supporting economic growth throughout the state to taking thousands of football fans to Carolina Panthers games on the Piedmont trains, it has been a busy year for the N.C. Department of Transportation’s Rail Division. “We’ve made great...

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NCDOT EDUCATING NC LAW ENFORCEMENT ABOUT RAILROAD SAFETY

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Thursday December 15, 2016

RALEIGH – The N.C. Department of Transportation is partnering with the North Carolina Justice Academy to educate law enforcement officers around the state about rail safety. “State rail officials work tirelessly to improve railroad safety and the safety of the communities along the tracks,”...

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NCDOT CELEBRATES GROUNDBREAKING OF RAILROAD IMPROVEMENT PROJECT

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Monday December 12, 2016

COFIELD, N.C. – The N.C. Department of Transportation hosted a groundbreaking ceremony Monday, celebrating a significant investment in railway and railroad crossing improvements. “This project is a great example of what North Carolina is doing to increase freight capacity, improve efficiency,...

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RAIL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM RECEIVES $10 MILLION FUNDING BOOST

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Friday November 4, 2016

RALEIGH – The Rail Division of the N.C. Department of Transportation has awarded an additional $10 million for the Freight Rail and Rail Crossing Safety Improvement program for fiscal year 2017. State officials accelerated the project selection process because several of the ranked projects...

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ENHANCED WI-FI SERVICE AVAILABLE ON RALEIGH-CHARLOTTE PIEDMONT TRAIN

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Monday October 3, 2016

RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Rail Division is now offering enhanced premium Wi-Fi service onboard the Piedmont trains, which operate between Raleigh and Charlotte. Paul Worley, Director of the Department’s Rail Division, said, “The program has been very successful in...

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N.C. RAILWAYS TO BENEFIT FROM GRANT FOR SAFETY TECHNOLOGY

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Thursday August 25, 2016

Raleigh – The state will soon be able to purchase new equipment needed to meet a nationwide mandate on rail safety standards, thanks to a federal grant awarded to the N.C. Department of Transportation last week. “The safe movement of passengers and freight on our rail system is our top...

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TRANSPORTATION OFFICIALS HOLD RIBBON CUTTING FOR DURHAM RAIL PROJECT

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Tuesday July 12, 2016

RALEIGH – State transportation officials gathered in Durham July 12 to celebrate the completion of a railroad construction project designed to enhance rail safety and efficiency. “To help fulfill Governor McCrory’s 25-Year Vision, our Rail Division is working to enhance rail safety and...

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MEBANE EVENT PROMOTES RAIL SAFETY

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Friday June 10, 2016

RALEIGH – Pedestrians and motorists passing through downtown Mebane got a quick lesson in rail safety Friday. N.C. Transportation’s Rail Division teamed up with the Mebane and Burlington police departments, as well as Alamance County and Orange County sheriff departments, North Carolina...

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NCDOT RELEASES MAY RAIL REPORT

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Thursday June 2, 2016

RALEIGH - Check out the May Rail Report, featuring stories on: Special $5 kids’ fare for summer Rail Division projects and the STI Train host milestones Baseball season along the rail corridor Piedmont Improvement Program updates And more! Click here to read...

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NCDOT CROSSING BLITZ A SUCCESS IN JOHNSTON COUNTY

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Thursday June 4, 2015

RALEIGH - On June 3, the N.C. Department of Transportation worked with local law enforcement to hold two simultaneous Crossing Blitzes in Johnston County.    The Crossing Blitzes were at the intersection of the railroad and Peedin Road in Smithfield and the intersection of the railroad...

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NCDOT RELEASES JUNE RAIL REPORT

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Wednesday June 3, 2015

RALEIGH- Check out the June Rail Report, featuring stories on:   The Southeast Corridor Meeting held in Raleigh on May 6 The Raleigh Union Station Groundbreaking event held on May 8 The NCDOT Board’s approval of an Operating Agreement for Piedmont and Northern...

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HAVE A SAFE SUMMER BY STAYING OFF THE TRACKS

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Monday June 1, 2015

RALEIGH - As summer break starts across North Carolina, the N.C. Department of Transportation wants to remind parents and students of the dangers and legal issues of walking along, playing on or taking pictures on railroad tracks.   Railroad tracks and the land along them, known...

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NCDOT RAIL DIVISION TO CLOSE A PORTION OF POMEROY STREET FOR SEWER LINE INSTALLATION IN ALAMANCE COUNTY

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Thursday May 14, 2015

GREENSBORO —The N.C. Department of Transportation will close a small portion of Pomeroy Street in Graham this weekend while crews install a new sewage line under the roadway. The work will begin at 7 a.m. on Saturday, May 16, and is expected to be completed by 7 p.m. on Sunday, May...

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