Railroad

Witness: Truck on tracks for 8 minutes before Amtrak crash
A huge truck with a state trooper escort was stuck in a railroad crossing with time enough to alert approaching trains, but there's no indication that Amtrak was warned before a passenger train crashed into the truck and injured 55 people. Wed, 03/11/2015 - 2:44am
Car hits train at Wilmington crossing with no warning signals
A driver that hit a train with his car while trying to cross a Wilmington railroad crossing says he misjudged how far the train was away, dispatchers say. Thu, 08/01/2013 - 12:12pm
UPDATE: Name released in deadly motorcycle, tractor trailer crash
Police are investigating a crash between a motorcycle and tractor trailer that left one person dead in downtown Wilmington Sunday night. Mon, 07/15/2013 - 11:57am
Amtrak offers bus service to link Wilmington to railroad
Starting tomorrow you can catch a bus in Wilmington that will take you right to the Amtrak station in Wilson. The next stop is your choice. Tue, 10/02/2012 - 5:50pm
Wilmington OKs loading point for Amtrak bus service
Amtrak may have found a loading point in Wilmington for its buses. The city of Wilmington has given Amtrak permission to use a downtown intersection for a bus stop after Wave Transit rebuffed a request from Amtrak to use Forden Station. Fri, 07/27/2012 - 4:09pm
Construction wraps up on Oleander Drive
One road construction project in Wilmington wrapped up a little sooner than expected. Thu, 03/22/2012 - 3:45pm
NC residents wary of railroad expansion project
Cumberland County authorities are searching for a man accused of killing his girlfriend and kidnapping their two-year-old daughter after stealing a neighbor's car at gunpoint. Tue, 12/27/2011 - 12:32pm
ONLY ON 3: Local leaders look to state to expand rail service
Everyone is looking for more jobs and business to get our economy back on track. Transportation planners say one solution could be restoring a 27-mile stretch of railroad between Castle Hayne and Wallace. Sat, 11/05/2011 - 4:55am