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North Carolina's Rail Expansion: Proposed Amtrak Route from Salisbury to Asheville with Stops in Burke County Wins Federal Support

By MARTY QUEEN

Senior Reporter

Posted 12/9/23

You can’t quite feel the rumble of a big eight-wheeler rollin’ down the track just yet, but Burke County’s chances at getting passenger rail service back for the first time in nearly half a century got a lot better Friday.

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