Project Highlights


The proposed Charlotte Passaenger Rail Facility (STIP Project No. P-2918F) proposes to construct a new locomotive and passenger rail facility southwest of Uptown Charlotte (City Center) to replace the current facility adjacent to the Norfolk Southern Railway (NS) Charlotte Yard northeast of Uptown.  The new facility will serve the increasing number and length of intercity passenger trains serving the region and provide capacity to support the future development of high-speed passenger service on the federally designated Southeast High Speed Rail (SEHSR) corridor.

The new facility will include the following elements:

  • Railcar service and storage tracks
  • Enclosed facility for major maintenance operations
  • Fuel pad and onsite fuel tank
  • Additional space for storage of spare parts and equipment
  • Enclosed train wash facility
  • Train crew base for up to 20 crew members




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Phone Number: 512-580-8850      enter project code 6193

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Project Contact

Ronald Lucas, PE

Branch Manager 

Planning & Development Branch

NCDOT Rail Division

1553 Mail Service Center

Raleigh, NC 27699-1553

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