Carolinas Association for Passenger Trains

CAPT Board Meeting
March 16, 2024
Greensboro, NC

CAPT Officers, Directors, Members and Interested Guests:
You are invited to the March Meeting.

The meeting will be held 2:00 - 5:00 pm Saturday, March 16, 2024. The meeting will be held in the meeting room on the north end of the Amtrak station (Gaylon Transportation Center) on Washington Street in downtown Greensboro. Parking is available on the street and is free on Saturdays. Please note Zoom information to link to the meeting via the internet is listed below.

Those interested may get lunch before the meeting at the following location starting at noon, or after the meeting beginning at 5 pm. Natty Greene's, 345 S. Elm Street, Greensboro, NC. (336) 274-1373

Please plan to finish lunch by 1:30 pm to assure on time arrival for the board meeting at the Depot.

Traveling to the meeting by train is suggested by Piedmont #73 from Raleigh, and Piedmont #72 from Charlotte. Returning home is suggested on Piedmont #76 to Raleigh, and Carolinian # 79 to Charlotte.


  • Welcome
  • Secretary's Report - Status of search for new CAPT Secretary
  • Treasurer's Report
  • Fostering student activism for Rail Passenger Service
  • CAPT website - Discussion on updating site, and firm/individual to do work
  • South Carolina Goals for CAPT - Development of dedicated rail division, preservation of rail corridors
  • Economic Impact Studies for projected rail lines - RPA's IMPLAN program, and other venues
  • Western NC Rail Committee Update - Adoption of Resolution supporting Salisbury- Asheville service
  • Western and Eastern NC Rail Advocacy Developments
  • FRA Corridor ID grants for NC - Assignment of Board members to monitor specific routes
  • Southeastern Long Distance route not included in FRA/Amtrak Long Distance study plan FRA clarification need, potential contacts with Carolinas Congressional delegations
  • Charlotte Area Transit System and Regional Rail Update
  • CAPT newsletter update - ways to expand distribution, more pictures and articles submitted
  • Carolinas Rail News and Developments
  • Amtrak update
  • Planning for future meetings
  • Adjournment

Topic: CAPT BOD GRO 3/16/24
Time: Mar 16, 2024 02:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Meeting ID: 892 3360 5921
Passcode: 163522