Carolinas Association for Passenger Trains

June 2013 Meeting Details

CAPT Board Meeting
Selma, N.C.
June 8, 2013

The June board meeting will be in the town meeting room of the Selma Visitors' Center located on East Anderson Street between Raiford Street and Webb Street. The center is two blocks from the Amtrak station. The meeting will be from 12:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

The northbound Carolinian arrives at 11:00 a.m. Those riding by train may want to have lunch on board before arriving. Edelweiss Deli and Pub at the corner of Anderson Street and Raiford Street is vey close to the meeting location, and there will be time to eat there before the meeting as well. Restaurant information can be found at Everything is an easy walk from the Selma Union Station.

The southbound Carolinian is scheduled to depart Selma at 4:03 p.m. for those returning home by train.

As always our meeting is open to all interested parties.

Martin Wheeler, Jr.
Carolinas Association for Passenger Trains

CAPT Board Meeting Agenda
  • Welcome
  • Secretary's report
  • Treasurer's report
  • Report on recent legislative news from the NC General Assembly and Amtrak funding for state supported trains - David Robinson , NC DOT
  • Update on news in North Carolina and South Carolina affecting transit and rail passenger service
  • Update on the resolution drive in South Carolina in support of expanded rail passenger service
  • Update on push by a Central Midlands coalition for a Columbia-Charlotte connection to the high speed rail network
  • Discussion of ways to distribute the new CAPT brochure featuring maps of present and possible future rail passenger service
  • Update on CAPT newsletter and website issues
  • Amtrak update
  • Reports by Officers and Directors
  • Planning for future meetings
  • Adjournment