Tuesday May 30, 2017
RALEIGH – Families looking for fun summer adventures can enjoy a special $5 kids fare to travel the rails in North Carolina. From June 1 through Aug. 31, customers can use discount code V626 when booking at NCByTrain.org to take advantage of the one-way $5 fare for up to two children ages...Read More.
Monday March 13, 2017
RALEIGH – Rail passengers can now reach their local destination through public transportation after getting off the train by using a transit pass, made possible through a partnership between the N.C. Department of Transportation Rail Division and 11 local transit systems along the...Read More.
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...Read More.
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...Read More.
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,”...Read More.
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,...Read More.
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...Read More.
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...Read More.
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...Read More.
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...Read More.
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...Read More.
NCDOT RAIL DIVISION TO CLOSE A PORTION OF POMEROY STREET FOR SEWER LINE INSTALLATION IN ALAMANCE COUNTY
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...Read More.
Tuesday March 10, 2015
WINSTON-SALEM — Weather permitting, N.C. Department of Transportation will install a temporary railroad crossing on Webb Road south of Salisbury starting Monday morning. Workers will temporarily close a portion of Webb Road near the US-29 and South Main Street intersection starting at 9 a.m....Read More.
Monday March 9, 2015
CHARLOTTE – As the work to improve the Harrisburg to Charlotte rail corridor progresses, the N.C. Department of Transportation will close a portion of Old Concord Road on March 15 for continued work on a grade separation and highway improvement project. Old...Read More.
Friday March 6, 2015
Raleigh — The N.C. Department of Transportation will permanently close the portion of Lower Lake Road that crosses the North Carolina Railroad (NCRR) tracks just south of Thomasville. Beginning Tuesday, March 10 at 8 a.m., Lower Lake Road will dead end at the railroad tracks from both...Read More.