Carolinas Association for Passenger Trains

CAPT Board Meeting

June 14, 2014

Rock Hill, S.C.

The Carolinas Association for Passenger Trains will meet in Rock Hill at the White Horse Restaurant on Saturday, June 14th. The restaurant is located at 1022 Camden Avenue near Winthrop University. The restaurant phone number is 803-328-2172.

The meeting room upstairs is reserved from 11:30 am to 5:00 pm. Lunch will be served in our room beginning at 11:30 am. The meeting will get underway at 1:00 pm.

Directions to the meeting location are as follows:

From the south take I-77 northbound to Heckle Blvd. ( SC 901 ). Take Heckle north to Cherry Road ( SC 322) and turn right. Proceed north past the Norfolk Southern railroad tracks and turn left at Camden Avenue. The restaurant will be ahead on the right.

From the north take I-77 south to Cherry Road ( US 21 ). Proceed south on Cherry which becomes SC 322 as you approach downtown Road Hill. Turn right on Camden Avenue across the street from Winthrop University just before reaching the Norfolk Southern railroad tracks. The restaurant is ahead on the right.

Meeting Agenda
  • Welcome
  • Secretary's report
  • Treasurer's report
  • Update on CAPT fostering creation of an association similar to Virginians for High Speed Rail
  • Update on resolution drive in South Carolina in support of expanded rail passenger service
  • Update on recent push by Columbia Mayor Richard Benjamin 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
  • Discussion on moving annual meeting to November from October requiring a change in the bylaws
  • Update on CAPT newsletter and website issues
  • Amtrak update
  • North Carolina transit update
  • 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
  • Reports by Officers and Directors
  • Planning for future meetings
  • Adjournment