Carolinas Association for Passenger Trains

April 2007 Meeting Details

CAPT Meeting
Greenville, S.C.
April 21, 2007

CAPT will meet in Greenville, SC, on Saturday, April 21st at the Hyatt Regency Greenville at 220 North Main Street (map). The meeting will be held in the "Board Room" beginning at or shortly after 12 noon. For those wishing to eat lunch before the meeting, please meet in the hotel lobby at 10:30 a.m. There is a restaurant in the hotel, and numerous restaurants nearby. The phone number for the Hyatt is 800 233-1234.

The meeting is expected to last from noon until at least 2 p.m. The major topic of discussion will be a proposed petition drive planned by CAPT in South Carolina to gather support for increased rail passenger service, and future rail passenger development. We will have a proposed resolution ready to examine, and discuss ways to conduct the drive and include our new map and brochure in the effort.

Other items on the agenda will include:

  1. Welcome
  2. Secretary's Report
  3. Treasurer's Report
  4. Updates on rail developments in the Carolinas
  5. Amtrak update
  6. Reports by Officers and Directors
  7. Report on NARP meeting in the Fall in Charlotte
  8. Information on June meeting in Charlotte to include tour of CATS Light Rail Maintenance Facility
  9. Planning for future meetings in the Carolinas during 2007
CAPT would like to extend thanks to the Greenville Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society for arranging a room for our meeting during the weekend meeting of the NRHS Board of Directors.

Martin Wheeler, Jr.
Carolinas Association for Passenger Trains