Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Raleigh OKs train station site

RALEIGH A vacant manufacturing building in downtown's warehouse district should serve as the home for a new train station, City Council members unanimously voted Tuesday.
With its spacious, airy interior and access to existing rail lines, the old Dillon Supply building can be renovated to accommodate Amtrak trains and, eventually, Southeast high-speed rail and Triangle Transit commuter rail service, city officials say.
The endorsement sets the stage for an environmental study and more detailed planning work by city and state transportation officials. Continued

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