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Ride to the Day Out with Thomas Event!

Ride North Carolina's Amtrak to the Day Out With Thomas event featuring the famed Thomas the Tank Engine and his friend Percy at the N.C. Transportation Museum in Spencer Sept. 25-27 and Oct. 2-4. The train arrives at the Salisbury depot where a free trolley is waiting to greet passengers and take them to the museum. Day Out With Thomas offers aspiring engineers and their families the unique opportunity to take a ride with the classic storybook engine, Thomas the Tank Engine at regional heritage railroads across the country. For event info, visit the N.C. Transportation Museum's website.

Getting there

From Raleigh: Weekend: Take the morning (7 a.m.) Piedmont 73 train with stops at Cary, Durham, Burlington, Greensboro, and High Point, arriving in Salisbury at 9:23 a.m. Weekday: Take the morning (6:45 a.m.) Piedmont 73 train with stops at Cary, Durham, Burlington, Greensboro, and High Point, arriving in Salisbury at 9:08 a.m.

From Charlotte: Take the morning (7 a.m.) Carolinian 80 train with a stop in Kannapolis before arriving in Salisbury at 7:43 a.m.

Getting home

To Raleigh: Take the mid-day (12:41 p.m.) Piedmont 74 or the evening (5:56 p.m.) Piedmont 76 train from the Salisbury station with stops at High Point, Greensboro, Burlington, Durham, Cary and Raleigh.

To Charlotte: Take the mid-day (2:08 p.m.) Piedmont 75 train from the Salisbury station with stops in Kannapolis and Charlotte.

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2/15/2018 5:21 PM