Train Station Stories


Cary, NC — Train stations are places to collect stories. I dropped in on my friend CoCo at the Koffee Kafe to catch up on some of the travelers’ tales at the Cary Depot.
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Cary Celebrates National Train Day 2014


Cary, NC — The weather couldn’t have been more perfect for the third annual National Train Day at the Town of Cary’s Depot on Saturday May 10, 2014. Read more


Car Collides with Amtrak Train at SW Maynard


Cary, NC — A passenger car collided with an Amtrak train yesterday on SW Maynard Road. One person was killed and another seriously injured. Read more

Pictures: Cary Train Day 2013


Story and photos by Hal Goodtree. Additional photos by contributor Ian Henshaw.

Cary, NC – The weather was perfect on Saturday for the 2nd annual National Train Day celebration in downtown Cary. Here are a few pictures to remember the day. Read more

Cary Train Day 2013



Story from staff reports. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – National Train Day returns to Cary’s Amtrak Station on Saturday, May 11, 2013. Mark your calendars. Read more

Amtrak Video in Cary Needs Extras

Cary, NC – Amtrak is scheduled to shoot a video and commercial at the Downtown Cary station this Wednesday, November 28, 2012. Our sources tell us extras are needed for the production. Read more

Panthers Beat: Train to the Game

Story and photos by Matt Young.

Cary, NC – I love football. But I hate driving to football games. That’s why I decided to take the train from Cary to see the Panthers play the New York Giants last week in Charlotte. Read more

Pictures: National Train Day in Cary

Story by Hal Goodtree. Photos by Brooke Meyer and Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – National Train Day rolled into Cary on Saturday. The weather was perfect, the band played, flags snapped to attention and the enthusiastic crowd cheered as the big train pulled into Cary. Read more

National Train Day: Coming to Cary on Saturday May 12

Cary, NC – On Saturday, May 12th, one lucky family-of-4 will be able to win a trip anywhere Amtrak travels on the East Coast. It’s all part of Downtown Cary’s first ever National Train Day celebration. Read more