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Importance of Railroad Safety Often Overlooked

Cary, NC – More than 85 North Carolina counties have active railroad lines running through them. Yet, a lack of widespread information about rail safety and the laws surrounding railroad tracks leads to accidents and even fatalities every year. Read more

A Short Trip from Cary: Autumn Train Rides

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Spencer, NC — You can buy tickets now to take a beautiful, day-long train ride on a vintage rail car through the colorful fall countrysides of Asheville and Charlottesville. Read more

Train Day

Train Day: May 9 in Downtown Cary

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Cary, NC — Who doesn’t love trains? On Saturday, May 9, 2015, at the Amtrak Station in Downtown Cary, families and kids can enjoy Train Day, an outdoor festival filled with exploration, learning opportunities, booth vendors and fun. Read more

Pictures: Cary Train Day 2013

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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

Weekend Events: All Aboard For Train Day

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Cary, NC – Saturday May 11, 2013 marks the second year that NC Amtrak has chosen the Cary Depot as the location for their area National Train Day celebration. Approximately  1000 folks attended last year, and Cary is now the model for other such celebrations throughout the nation in Amtrak’s move to small town centers rather than big city celebrations. 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

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