Brandon and Jenna Hamilton of Charlotte cross the tracks at West Cabarrus Street after getting off a March 2013 Amtrak train in Raleigh. The crossing gates are raised when the train is stopped at the station. But in the plans for Raleigh's upcoming Union Station, this crossing will be closed.
Brandon and Jenna Hamilton of Charlotte cross the tracks at West Cabarrus Street after getting off a March 2013 Amtrak train in Raleigh. The crossing gates are raised when the train is stopped at the station. But in the plans for Raleigh's upcoming Union Station, this crossing will be closed. ehyman@newsobserver.com
Brandon and Jenna Hamilton of Charlotte cross the tracks at West Cabarrus Street after getting off a March 2013 Amtrak train in Raleigh. The crossing gates are raised when the train is stopped at the station. But in the plans for Raleigh's upcoming Union Station, this crossing will be closed. ehyman@newsobserver.com

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