When the CSX S Line tracks allow high speed rail between Raleigh, NC and Richmond, VA along the I-85 Corridor as part of the future SEHSR Line, what will that mean for the future of Amtrak’s Carolinian? I heard that the Carolinian could be rerouted onto the S Line for a much quicker trip between Raleigh and Richmond, potentially running more than one trip between Charlotte and New York daily. This could connect the North Carolina metro areas with the bigger cities of the Mid Atlantic and the Northeast much more quickly. However, that would mean that the Carolinian would lose its stops in Selma, Wilson, and Rocky Mount, meaning Eastern NC would lose its train connection to the Piedmont region. It would be interesting to see an extended Piedmont frequency run a round trip between Charlotte and Rocky Mount. I wonder if Amtrak would ever consider adding local stops to the Carolinian on the NEC such as New Carrollton, BWI Airport, and Metropark, like they did with the Palmetto a few years back. Also, if the Carolinian does not get rerouted and continues to serve its current route, I would like to see a schedule change to the Eastern NC Thruway Motor Coach Service, by running the buses to arrive Wilson earlier and depart Wilson later, allowing for connections to and from the Carolinian’s northern destinations. I think some people would prefer an 8:30 arrival into New York versus a midnight arrival. What do y’all think?