Light Rail: LYNX Silver Line

The LYNX Silver Line is a proposed 26-mile light rail line that is part of CATS 2030 Corridor System Plan. The line stretches from the Town of Matthews, through Center City, into the City of Belmont in Gaston County. An end-of-line station is planned for Belmont.

belmont alignment

Belmont Trolley

Belmont Trolley seeks to offer a leisurely journey back in time by restoring trolley service in Belmont and narrating the history of streetcars in the region. When complete, the historic Trolley will run from downtown Belmont, N.C., to Belmont Abbey College, shuttling up to 20 commuters, residents and visitors. The line will run parallel to the Belmont Rail Trail, a greenway following the path of the Carolina Thread Trail through Belmont.

trolley barn

Norfolk Southern Railway

The Norfolk Southern Railway is utilized for freight service, and runs through historic downtown Belmont. The closest intermodal station location is Charlotte NC.

train downtown
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