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Environmental Assessment

Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)

Project Fast Facts
  • County: Mecklenburg
  • Type of Project:
    Stations and Facilities; Track and Structures
  • STIP Number: P-2918F
  • Estimated Construction Cost Phase 1A:
    $14.2 million (Phase 1A); $62.8 million (full buildout)
  • Start of Phase 1A Construction:
    October 2016
  • Completion of Phase 1A Construction:
    August 2017
Charlotte Locomotive and Railcar Maintenance Facility – Phase 1 Logo


This project involves constructing a new facility to service state-owned Piedmont trains and state-supported Carolinian trains during layovers in Charlotte. A future phase will accommodate longer, higher-speed trains. The Phase 1A facility will include a connection to the Norfolk Southern Mainline, two service tracks and an access drive, as well as trackside water, electrical and compressed air services. The project also involves construction of an office building for Amtrak crews and maintenance employees.

News and Updates

  • Project is currently in Design with Advertisement scheduled for April 2016.
  • Right-of-way acquisition began in early 2015 and is complete.

News Releases

  • Currently, no recent news releases.

Contact Information

Craig Newton, PE

  • Email: Contact Us
  • Phone: (919) 707-4731
  • Address: 1 S. Wilmington St., Raleigh, NC 27601

Resources for Local Property Owners

In many cases, it is inevitable that a certain amount of private property must be acquired. The displacement of homes and businesses is minimized to the extent practicable. The following brochures will answer questions about this process.