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SCORE A TOUCHDOWN BY RIDING NC BY TRAIN TO PANTHER GAMES

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Monday August 14, 2017

RALEIGH -- It’s time for football! Get on board the train with other fans on the way to the game and skip the hassle of traffic and parking. Back by popular demand for the 2017 football season, NC By Train is hosting its Panthers train to carry fans to and from select home games in...

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TAKE NC BY TRAIN TO THE HOPSCOTCH MUSIC FESTIVAL

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Monday August 14, 2017

Hey Hopscotch fans, gather your group together and let NC By Train get you to the music festival in Raleigh. Skip the hassles of parking and traffic, sit back and catch up with friends while enjoying free on-board WiFi. Once in Raleigh, use a transit pass for one ride and transfer on the day of...

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PACK THE TRAIN TO THE BELK COLLEGE KICKOFF GAME!

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Friday August 11, 2017

Hey football fans, it's time to get on board as the NC State Wolfpack takes on the USC Gamecocks in Charlotte during the Belk College kickoff game on Saturday, Sept. 2! Skip the traffic and hassles of parking by letting NC By Train get you there. Here's how to make it a great...

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FIRST LADY COOPER JOINS NCDOT TO CHRISTEN NEW LOCOMOTIVES

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Tuesday August 1, 2017

RALEIGH — First Lady Kristin Cooper joined state and local officials, as well as members of the community, today to christen the #1984 “City of Kannapolis” and #1871 "Town of Cary" locomotives for use in North Carolina’s daily Piedmont passenger service. The event was held at the N.C. Department...

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NEW BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE ALONG GASTONIA AND MT. HOLLY RAIL LINE

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Monday July 10, 2017

NC Rail Division partners with Progressive Rail on preserved freight corridor RALEIGH — Businesses along the Piedmont and Northern rail line now have additional opportunities for freight transport thanks to a new partnership between the N.C. Department of Transportation’s Rail Division and...

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KICK-OFF SUMMER ADVENTURES WITH $5 KIDS FARE

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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...

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NC BY TRAIN PARTNERS WITH LOCAL TRANSIT SYSTEMS TO CONNECT THE LAST MILE

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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...

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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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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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NCDOT TEMPORARILY CLOSING ROBINSON CHURCH ROAD FOR IMPROVEMENTS

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Monday February 9, 2015

HARRISBURG—The N.C. Department of Transportation reminds residents that it will temporarily close Robinson Church Road at the railroad crossing at 7 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 14. The road is scheduled to reopen the evening of Monday, Feb. 16. The closure is necessary to accelerate the completion of...

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NCDOT CONTRACTORS TO TEMPORARILY CLOSE CENTERVIEW STREET IN ROWAN COUNTY

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Thursday February 5, 2015

Raleigh — As part of the Piedmont Improvement Program, N.C. Department of Transportation contractors will be temporarily closing Centerview Street between Main Street and Harris Street in China Grove, Rowan County.   The closure is being done so crews can install a new water and sewer line....

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NCDOT TO CLOSE ROBINSON CHURCH ROAD TEMPORARILY FOR IMPROVEMENTS

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Monday January 26, 2015

HARRISBURG—At 7 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 14, the N.C. Department of Transportation will temporarily close Robinson Church Road at the railroad crossing. The road is scheduled to reopen the evening of Monday, Feb. 16. A detour route will be posted. The closure is necessary to accelerate the...

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NCDOT SCHEDULES CLOSURE AT SHAMROCK ROAD IN CABARRUS COUNTY

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Monday November 3, 2014

Closure is part of Pharr Mill 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 permanently close Shamrock Road at N.C. 49 Friday, Nov. 7, weather permitting. This project is part...

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