City Council approves a new Rail Station in Downtown Raleigh

Downtown is gearing up for big city living…The proposed “Union Station” is one step closer to being a reality and it appears the hub will be located on Martin Street. Next stop…NC DOT for their approval.

A vacant warehouse located in downtown Raleigh, currently known as the Dillon Viaduct Building, will be retrofitted for the train component of the new “hub”.  The comprehensive plan is for the site to operate multiple transportation modes, such as the Capital Area Transit bus service; Triangle Transit’s regional bus service; long-distance bus service (Greyhound); Amtrak rail service; and future local and regional rail transit, including high-speed rail services.

To learn more, check out the Triangle Business Journal article.