Carolinas Association for Passenger Trains

CAPT Board Meeting

July 18, 2015

Salisbury, N.C.

The Carolinas Association for Passenger Trains will meet in Salisbury on Saturday, July 18, 2015. The meeting will be in the Board room of the Historic Salisbury Foundation which is in the same building where the Salisbury Amtrak station is located. The board meeting will begin at 2:30 PM. The meeting will conclude at 5:00 PM to allow those leaving by train to be at the Amtrak station nearby for the northbound departure of the Piedmont, and southbound departure of the Carolinian.

For those arriving on the Carolinian northbound at 12:42 pm interested in lunch there are a few restaurants located within 3 blocks walking distance in the downtown area. Those arriving on the southbound Piedmont at 2:08 pm should eat before arriving since there will be no time to eat before the scheduled meeting.

Meeting Agenda
  • Welcome
  • Secretary's report
  • Treasurer's report
  • Creation of chat list website for CAPT on Google replacing Yahoo group
  • Update on the resolution drive in South Carolina in support of expanded rail passenger service
  • Update on CAPT fostering creation of an association similar to Virginians for High Speed Rail
  • Update on news in North Carolina and South Carolina affecting trainsit and rail passenger service
  • Update on CAPT newsletter and website issues
  • Amtrak update
  • Reports by Officers and Directors
  • Planning for future meetings
  • Adjournment