Norfolk Southern is continuing routine maintenance and improvements along the tracks. They should be finished by late May. Passengers taking the Piedmont and Carolinian trains should be aware of several upcoming cancellations and plan accordingly.
“We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause for our rail passengers over the next few weeks,” said Paul Worley, director of NCDOT’s Rail Division. “This routine maintenance work is essential to maintain reliability and safety for our passengers.”
Due to track construction and maintenance work, service modifications will take place on the following dates:
April 10: Carolinian train 80 and Piedmont trains 73, 74, 75 and 76 will only operate between Raleigh and Kannapolis; passengers will be bused between Charlotte and Kannapolis. Carolinian train 79 will operate through to Charlotte, but will wait up to 30 minutes at the Kannapolis station for track crews to complete their work.
April 12-13: Piedmont trains 74 and 75 will be cancelled.
April 17-May 10: Piedmont trains 74 and 75 will be cancelled on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of each week between Greensboro and Raleigh.
For revised schedules, visit ncbytrain.org, use the free mobile apps, speak with station personnel or call 1-800-BY-TRAIN.