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NCDOT Co-Hosting 2016 Southeast Rail Forum

Raleigh - Are you an engineer, planner, safety professional, policymaker or employee who works with the rail industry? If so, you won't want to miss the 2016 Southeast Rail Forum March 16-18 in Charlotte, co-hosted by the N.C. Department of Transportation's Rail Division and the Triangle Chapter of the Women's Transportation Seminar. Registration for the event closes March 2.

Forum sessions will highlight a variety of topics related to high-performance passenger, intermodal and freight rail, including:

  • The need for rail to support a growing region and economy;
  • The positive economic impacts of passenger and freight rail operations and investments;
  • Ongoing initiatives throughout the Southeast and associated challenges; and
  • Governance issues on how to fund projects across state lines.

The event is a collaboration of several southeastern states including Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. Attendees will enjoy a welcome reception at the NASCAR Hall of Fame, presentations from top rail experts and tours of key rail projects in the area.

To learn more about the 2016 Southeast Rail Forum or register, visit the forum website.

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