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Comments Off on The Polar Express – Underway at The Great Smoky Mountains Railroad

 The Polar Express at the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad Departs Bryson City “All Aboard” says the conductor, as your train ride begins. Families are sure to enjoy their trip to the North Pole, complete with cocoa and cookies served on board the train, followed by a reading of The Polar Express™ by Chris Van Allsburg. […]

The North Raleigh Model Railroad Club (NRMRC) is the N Scale NTRAK model railroad club in North Carolina’s Research Triangle Park area, one of the best areas in the USA to live and work. Founded in 1974, NRMRC members are dedicated to furthering the hobby of N-Scale model railroading through educational activities, community involvement and […]

Comments Off on Passenger Train Returns to Western NC

Source: Posted by Jennifer Wig October 27, 2009 ASHEVILLE, N.C. — Several years ago, cities and towns in the foothills and mountains of western North Carolina were anxiously awaiting the return of passenger rail service. In March 2001, the N.C. Department of Transportation adopted a phased plan to extend passenger rail service to Asheville […]