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Best Train Trips In The USA

Train trips may take longer, but they are more affordable than flying and they offer unique glimpses of America’s vast countryside.


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Names Released Of Those Involved In NC Train Wreck

CARY, N.C. (AP) — Authorities have released the names of the woman killed and the man seriously injured after their car was struck by an Amtrak train in Cary. Police Lt. Steve Wilkins says the […]


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Amtrak Trains In North Carolina Set Records

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s two passenger trains are in the record books for ridership and revenue for fiscal 2013. The N.C. Department of Transportation reports that an annual report from Amtrak shows the […]


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Best Holiday Travel Tips For Charlotte

Put the joy back in the season by following a few simple travel tips perfect for navigating the Charlotte area.


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A Trip On The Carolinian Train Around North Carolina

For those around North Carolina, train travel is made simple by Amtrak’s Carolinian and/or Piedmont train, which travel between Charlotte, N.C., and New York City every day.


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Amtrak Expands Return To Service Through NC

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Passenger train service in North Carolina is slowly returning to normal.

CBS Charlotte–10/31/2012

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Amtrak Service In NC Affected By Hurricane Sandy

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The remnants of Hurricane Sandy are expected to impact Amtrak service through North Carolina, but the state’s two Raleigh-to-Charlotte trains are operating as scheduled.

CBS Charlotte–10/30/2012

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Easier Amtrak Links To Eastern North Carolina

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (AP) — It’s getting easier for folks from eastern North Carolina to ride Amtrak trains.

CBS Charlotte–08/08/2012