Posts Tagged: Piedmont

Why Sports Fans Should Be Game to Visit North Carolina

Why Sports Fans Should Be Game to Visit North Carolina

Summer is the perfect time to explore a new state or rediscover treasured destinations in your home state. With two daily routes ready to deliver you to the best spots in North Carolina,  we headed to Tobacco Road to talk sports with one of the state's top sports columnists, as if you need another reason to check out the Tar ...

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She’s Waited Years for Her Train

She’s Waited Years for Her Train

Fans and followers had their interests piqued recently when we shared the funny selfie of one North Carolina passenger. It wasn't Daniel's stylish shades but the stoic woman next to him that caught your attention. Meet Miss. Rail Rose. She's been waiting for her train in Wilson, N.C., for more than a decade. By now you've obviously figured out that ...

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Top 10 Reasons We Love North Carolina

Top 10 Reasons We Love North Carolina

Looking for the perfect summer vacation to take advantage of our 50% off discount for kids? Try North Carolina! From its historic landmarks to its sparkling skylines, the Tar Heel state is great for all ages. Still need some convincing? We've got 10 reasons you should head south: 10. There’s the beach, the mountains and plenty of history in between! ...

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Photo of the Week!

Photo of the Week!

This edition of Photo of the Week is brought to you by Julianna or should we say a Sweet Carolina Girl! Here, the Piedmont train pulls into High Point, NC, smack dab in the middle of Tobacco Road for all you sports fans out there. That's right, this route, which runs between Raleigh and Charlotte might as well be the ACC train. It serves NC State University (wolfpack!!), University ...

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Cary Headlines NC’s Train Day Celebrations

Cary Headlines NC’s Train Day Celebrations

On May 11, Cary, N.C., will stand for the "Concentrated Area of Railroad Youngins." That's right, all kids are welcome to the free events this National Train Day at the train station in Cary. In addition to Disney Channel's Chuggington Kids Depot, Cary's National Train Day celebration will include free giveaways, appearances by elected officials and model train displays. Sounds like fun, huh? Cary ...

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Best Month Ever!

Best Month Ever!

Thanks to the loyalty of our awesome passengers, March set a record as the best month ever in the history of Amtrak! More than half of our routes saw ridership increases, and, as if that wasn’t enough ... we expect to end the fiscal year at or above last year’s record of 31.2 million passengers. That’s a lot of people, ...

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