HIGH POINT, NC - A partnership between NC by train and 11 local transit systems aims to make it easier to travel around the state, specifically in a handful of cities.

Rail passengers will now be able to travel through public transportation by using the new transit pass.

“This new transfer pass will help our NC By Train riders complete their journey using the existing and available transit options offered by our local partners,” said Paul Worley, director of NCDOT’s Rail Division. “This new program will provide our customers with a seamless option from boarding the train to their next stop.”

Staring on March 18 the NC by Train transit pass will go into effect with no addition charge for Piedmont and Carolinian trains in select cities.

Passengers can request the pass from the conductors while they are on the train. It is valid for one ride and one transfer only on the day of travel.

The pass can be used with the following transit partners:

  • GoRaleigh
  • GoCary
  • GoTriangle
  • GoDurham
  • Piedmont Authority for Regional Transportation
  • Greensboro Transit Authority and Higher Education Area Transit
  • High Point Transit System
  • Rowan Transit System
  • Salisbury Transit System
  • Concord Kannapolis Area Transit
  • Charlotte Area Transit System