A Fruitful Partnership
The modern Carolinian laid the foundation for a successful, continuing partnership between Amtrak and the state of North Carolina.
Summing up a year filled with debates about the future of Amtrak, President and CEO Alan Boyd wrote: “How well we operate, how good our service is, how credible we are with the public—all will serve to measure our success.”
Journey into Spring
As Amtrak and commuter trains cross the Potomac River in the nation’s capital, passengers are treated to the fleeting beauty of the famed cherry blossoms.
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Since its inaugural run in May 1990, the Carolinian has provided state residents with greater travel options, spurred a nationally recognized station-rehabilitation program and encouraged the development of the popular Piedmont Service.
As the 1970s came to a close, ridership and revenue hit record highs, work continued to modernize rolling stock, and management underwent a reorganization that proved vital in meeting the challenges ahead.
Visit our Traveling
- Havre, Mont., July 19-21, at the
Great Northern Fair
- Seattle, Wash., July 27, at King Street Station
- Spokane, Wash., August 3, at the Amtrak station
- Burlington, Iowa, August 24, at the Amtrak station
As we approach each event, check back for specific hours.
Learn more about the Exhibit Train’s past stops on our blog.