Community Owned. Local News. Burke County, NC.

Enthusiastic support shown for passenger rail service in Burke

By MARTY QUEEN

Senior Reporter, THE PAPER

Posted 12/2/23

If the enthusiasm level of Burke County’s passenger rail supporters is any indication, the train could be headed this way. A crowd braved a chilly evening at the Historic Morganton Depot for a meeting and gala hosted by Waiting for the Train, a local group organized to drum up support for the return of passenger rail service to the area for the first time since 1975.  …

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