Amtrak and NCBYTRAIN Partner to Bring Customers Additional Piedmont Service

To meet the growing demand for train service, the Piedmont and Carolinian now offer five daily roundtrips for travel between Raleigh, Charlotte, and points in between. Customers now have more service and flexibility, including:

  • Ten daily departures
  • A new 1 p.m. departure from Raleigh
  • A new 5:30 p.m. departure from Charlotte
  • Schedule adjustments departing Charlotte: 2:20 p.m. and 7:45 p.m.

In addition to serving Raleigh and Charlotte, the Piedmont and Carolinian also stop in Cary, Durham, Burlington, Greensboro, High Point, Salisbury, and Kannapolis. The Carolinian continues through eastern North Carolina with stops in Selma, Wilson and Rocky Mount and then on to Virginia, Washington, D.C., and the Northeast.

The Piedmont and Carolinian, which travels daily from New York to Charlotte, are sponsored by the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) and operated by Amtrak. The service is paid for through state funding and passenger fares.

-via Press Release

This article was posted on: July 10, 2023