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5 months ago
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North Carolina police: Train kills woman crossing track

A North Carolina police chief says a woman was hit and killed by a train while walking across railroad tracks.
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7 months ago
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#TBT: Atlantic Coast Line Railroad

For nearly 70 years, the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad was a big part of industry here in Wilmington, North Carolina. From 1900 to 1967 the ACL was a US Class I railroad, meaning $250 million or more annually.
Cars drive over a railroad crossing in Wilmington on August 3, 2015.
7 months ago
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Wilmington looks for proposals on rail realignment

The City of Wilmington is moving forward with its research on the possibility of moving the rail line that winds through the city.
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9 months ago
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Money holds up connection between Asheville, Amtrak service

An official with the N.C. Department of Transportation says the need for a funding source appears to be the key obstacle to providing bus service between Asheville and the Amtrak passenger station in Salisbury.
Love Grove holds a Community Meeting to discuss plans for additional access to the neighborhood.
11 months ago
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Love Grove holds meeting to discuss additional access

Love Grove residents held a community meeting today to celebrate the bridges they have crossed and the possibility of a new access bridge to their community.
Cars drive over a railroad crossing in Wilmington on August 3, 2015.
1 year ago
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Wilmington council to consider chipping in for $300,000 rail move study

Wilmington City Council next week will consider spending money to look into possibly moving a rail line out of the city.
Cars drive over a railroad crossing in Wilmington on August 3, 2015.
1 year ago
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Wilmington planners want to move rail lines

The train system in Wilmington runs right through the city's heart, and leaders say rail service is only going to increase in coming years.
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1 year ago
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Company buys Whiteville-Myrtle Beach rail line

A Kentucky company is buying a closed railroad company that operated a line between Myrtle Beach and Whiteville.
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1 year ago
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North Carolina reminds people stay away from railroad tracks

The N.C. Department of Transportation is warning people to stay off of railroad tracks following the deaths of 9 people who have been hit by trains so far this year.
Witness: Truck on tracks for 8 minutes before Amtrak crash
1 year ago
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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.