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April 2009 Meeting Details

Carolinas Association for Passenger Trains


April 2009 Meeting Details


CAPT Board Meeting
Salisbury, N.C.
April 18, 2009


The CAPT board will meet at the Wrenn House Restaurant at 125 South Jackson Street in Salisbury. The restaurant is within walking distance (about 4/10 of a mile) from the Amtrak station. The phone number for the restaurant is 704 633-9978. Lunch will be at 11:00 a.m. The meeting will follow at 12:00 noon. The meeting should be finished by 4:00 p.m.

If you plan to come by train, the Carolinian arrives at 8:25 a.m., and the Piedmont arrives at 9:25 a.m.


Meeting agenda is as follows:

  • Welcome
  • Guest speaker William Deal of the Lexington Passenger Rail Advisory Committee on planning for a station stop in Lexington for the Carolinan and Piedmont
  • Update on resolution drive in South Carolina in support of expanded rail passenger service
  • Status of efforts to produce new CAPT brochure featuring maps of present and possible future rail passenger service for the two Carolinas, and a brochure for South Carolina to aid in the resolution drive there
  • Secretary's report
  • Treasurer's report
  • Update on CAPT newsletter and website issues
  • Update on rail developments across the Carolinas including start of 3rd Charlotte-Raleigh frequency
  • Amtrak update
  • Reports by Officers and Directors
  • Planning for future meetings
  • Adjournment