Carolinas Association for Passenger Trains

February 2014 Meeting Details

CAPT Board Meeting
Wilmington, N.C.
February 8, 2014

The Carolinas Association for Passenger Trains will meet at the Wilmington Railroad Museum (910-763-2634) located at 505 Nutt Street on Saturday, February 8, 2014. The Board Meeting will be held in a private room at the museum from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. Parking is available at the Museum or nearby.

For those who would like to get together for lunch prior to the meeting, join us at Paddy's Hollow (910-762-4354) located in the Cotton Exchange at 321 N. Front Street. To get to the restaurant from the museum, just walk down Nutt Street to Red Cross St. Turn right. Red Cross will curve to the left. Turn left at Walnut St. and it's about halfway to the next corner and the entrance to Paddy's Hollow. Free parking is available at the restaurant location. You can check out the menu and restaurant amenities at Plan to meet by 11:30 a.m. to allow adequate to eat and get to the board meeting by 1:00 p.m.

After the meeting you may want to take a look at the proposed site of the Wilmington Multi-Modal Transportation Center, proposed track alignments, and the downtown and waterfront areas.

Agenda For Board Meeting
  • Welcome
  • Secretary's report
  • Treasurer's report
  • Report on CAPT fostering creation of an association similar to Virginians for High Speed Rail
  • Update on the resolution drive in South Carolina in support of expanded rail passenger service
  • Update on proposal by Central Midlands coalition for a Columbia-Charlotte connection to the high speed rail network
  • Update on news in North Carolina and South Carolina affecting transit and rail passenger service
  • Report on Amtrak funding for national and state supported trains
  • Update on CAPT newsletter and website issues
  • Reports by Officers and Directors
  • Planning for future meetings
  • Adjournment