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Amtrak Offers Direct Train Service for 2024 U.S. Open

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With the 2024 U.S. Open approaching, Amtrak has announced a convenient travel option for golf fans. From June 13-16, Amtrak will operate a special train service between Raleigh and Pinehurst, making it easier for spectators to attend the prestigious event.

The morning train will depart from Raleigh Union Station at 7 a.m., stopping in Cary at 7:15 a.m., and arriving in Pinehurst at 9:11 a.m. The return service will leave the Pinehurst Clubhouse at 6:35 p.m., reaching Cary by 8:30 p.m. and Raleigh by 8:43 p.m. Tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis, offering a stress-free alternative to driving. The event is expected to bring significant economic benefits to North Carolina, injecting an estimated $500 million into the local economy.