North Carolina Railroad amps up industrial development pursuits with ‘Build Ready Sites’ program

Last year, NCRR provided $1.5 million to help Charlotte Pipe & Foundry build an industrial lead track for a plant under construction in Oakboro (shown in an aerial view). The facility will be served by the Aberdeen, Carolina and Western Railroad. North Carolina Railroad Co.

North Carolina Railroad Co. (NCRR) officials believe there’s more the railroad can do to help the Tar Heel state tap into the thousands of companies seeking rail-served sites in the southeastern United States. Enter Build Ready Sites, a program NCRR launched in May to take industrial development pursuits to the next level. 


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