The Triangle commuter rail project would:

  • Run about 40 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.
  • Provide around 12,000 trips per day.
  • Return $5 billion in GDP and 50,000 jobs over 20 years for every $1 billion invested, according to APTA.
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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?

  • Wake, Durham and Johnston counties
  • Cary, Clayton, Durham, Garner, Morrisville and Raleigh
  • NC State University, North Carolina Central University and Duke University.
  • Research Triangle Foundation
  • North Carolina Railroad Company
  • GoTriangle
  • You! – We need your input throughout this process. Click here to learn how to get involved.

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