The North Carolina Railroad Company (NCRR) is investing $3.9 million in seven counties and eight projects across the state as part of its 2022 Build Ready Site (BRS) program. Beaufort, Catawba, Chatham, Iredell, Montgomery, Randolph, and Scotland counties “will use the BRS funds to improve available rail-served sites for future industrial development to attract new businesses and encourage local economic growth,” NCRR said.
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North Carolina Railroad Company (NCRR) is investing approximately $200,000 in a new rail-served site, where a wood-products manufacturing facility will be built. Also, OmniTRAX affiliate Winchester and Western Railroad (W&W) will serve a planned West Virginia steel mill.
Paul Wiedefeld joins HDR as Northeast Region Transportation Director. And North Carolina Railroad Company (NCRR) appoints Chris Dillon as Vice President, Government Affairs.
The North Carolina Railroad Co. (NCRR) has partnered with the state’s economic development community and railroads to offer “Build Ready Sites” that, among other initiatives “drive increased job creation, freight rail use and economic growth.”
The North Carolina Railroad Company (NCRR) appoints Joe Stallings Director of Economic Development. Also, the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) names Josh Rowan Deputy General Manager; Lana Payne is elected as
Technimark, a global plastic injection molding company headquartered in Randolph County, N.C., has received a $250,000 grant from NCRR Invests, the North Carolina Railroad Company’s (NCRR) economic development arm, to help expand its manufacturing facilities.
Industrial steel manufacturer Nucor Corporation plans to build a $350 million rebar micro mill in Lexington, N.C., to be served by Winston-Salem Southbound Railway, which is jointly owned by Norfolk Southern (NS) and CSX.
Vietnam-based VinFast in July 2024 will open its first North American electric vehicle (EV) assembly and battery manufacturing facility, valued at $4 billion, in Chatham County, N.C. North Carolina Railroad Company (NCRR) reported on March 29 that it will provide approximately $1 million to help construct an auto ramp, part of the rail infrastructure needed for CSX or Norfolk Southern (NS) to serve the site.
The North Carolina Railroad Company (NCRR) will invest $300,000 to help build rail infrastructure for Service Offsite Solutions’ new $11.8 million manufacturing facility in Sanford, N.C.; the company will be served by Atlantic and Western Railway (ATW).
The North Carolina Railroad Company has launched an economic development initiative. Also, Pioneer Lines has reached a safety milestone: 12 consecutive months without injury network-wide.