Carolinas Association for Passenger Trains

CAPT Board Meeting
September 19, 2015
Greensboro, N.C.

The Carolinas Association for Passenger Trains will meet in Greensboro on Saturday, September 19, 2015. The event will be in the meeting room of the National Railway Historical Society in the old Railway Express Building. It's just west of the Depot building which houses the Amtrak station located at 236 East Washington Street. The board meeting will begin at 2:00 PM. and conclude by 5:00 PM. After the meeting there should be time for dinner at a nearby restaurant for those returning home by Amtrak's Carolinian and Piedmont service. Eating options include Natty Greene's at 345 S. Elm Street, and the Liberty Oak at 100 W. Washington Street.

For those using Amtrak to come to the meeting, the southbound Piedmont (#75) arrives at 1:16 PM. The northbound Piedmont (#74) arrives at 1:32 PM. The southbound departure of the Carolinian (#79) is scheduled at 6:32 PM, and the northbound departure of the Piedmont (#76) at 6:49 PM.

Meeting Agenda
  • Welcome
  • Secretary's report
  • Treasurer's report
  • Update on Yahoo chat list website for CAPT
  • 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