North Carolina: Amtrak was supposed to be in downtown Charlotte in a year or two. The new date: 2024.

May 19, 2017

By Steve Harrison, The Charlotte Observer, May 18, 2017

In October 2015, former U.S. transportation secretary Anthony Foxx awarded Charlotte a $30 million federal grant to build a new Amtrak station uptown, known as Charlotte Gateway Station.

In a celebratory trip to Charlotte, Foxx said he “saw no reason” why the city couldn’t hold a groundbreaking ceremony for a temporary station in 18 months.

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