The Triangle commuter rail project would:

  • Run up to 43 miles along North Carolina Railroad Company corridor.
  • Connect West Durham to Garner or Clayton.
  • Stop at downtown Raleigh, N.C. State, Cary, Morrisville, Research Triangle Park and downtown Durham
  • Carry an estimated 7,500 to 10,000 passengers a day.
  • Return $5 billion in GDP and 50,000 jobs over 20 years for every $1 billion invested, according to APTA.
Commuter Rail Map_Thumbnail-01

Commuter Rail Benefits

A quick & reliable commute – no more gridlock traffic to work

Increased access and opportunity – enhanced connectivity

Economic development driver – investment in the future of our communities

Who is involved?

  • NCDOT
  • Wake, Durham, Orange, Johnston counties
  • DCHC MPO
  • NC CAMPO
  • Research Triangle Foundation
  • North Carolina Railroad Company
  • GoTriangle
  • You! – We need your input throughout this process. Click here to learn how to get involved.
Airplane-Animation_Transparent

Become a Commuter Rail Insider

Join our email list to receive the latest news & updates.