March Madness of another kind

The just-abandoned GoTriangle light rail project in North Carolina, while never a slam-dunk, was until recently an interesting game. Now, after a few critical blocked shots and maybe even several offensive fouls, it appears to be a forfeit.

Walters new chairman of NCRR board

Michael Walters has been elected chairman of the North Carolina Railroad Company’s (NCRR) Board of Directors during the panel’s September meeting.

First freight rail shipment at North Carolina Industrial Center

Representatives from Cambro Manufacturing, the North Carolina Railroad Company (NCRR) the Alamance Chamber of Commerce, as well as Alamance County and the City of Mebane, gathered Dec. 17 for the completion of a lead track at the North Carolina Industrial Center (NCIC) and the first freight rail shipment received by the manufacturer of food service equipment.

NCRR grants $50,000 to AREMA Educational Foundation

Scott M. Saylor, North Carolina Railroad Company (NCRR) President, and James K. Kessler, AREMA Passenger and Transit Functional Group Director and Vice President, Engineering and Planning with NCRR, presented a $50,000 endowment to the AREMA Educational Foundation.