Gaston Alive // January 9, 2024 The nonprofit Belmont Trolley has received a $1 million dollar grant from the State of North Carolina. The grant will be used construct a trolley facility and to restore and refurbish trolley cars.
WTVI Charlottte // April 11, 2023 Belmont Trolley is working to connect downtown Belmont and Belmont Abbey College by bringing back trolley service. To power the electric street cars, they have teamed up with UNC-Charlotte Engineering Students to design and build a rechargeable power cars to supply the trolley.
WTVI Charlottte // March 14, 2023 Explore the history and unique stories behind our region’s Forgotten Infrastructure on Trail of History. In Belmont, meet the folks of Belmont Trolley working to return historic streetcars to the rails once used by the Piedmont and Northern Railroad.
Gaston Gazette // February 13, 2023 A project that would put a trolley in downtown Belmont will use new technology developed through a partnership that merges Belmont’s history with the technological future.
Gaston Gazette // March 8, 2020 Officials who want to bring a working trolley to downtown Belmont have unveiled a new visual concept for the building that would house multiple railcars near Glenway Street.
Gaston Gazette // August 4, 2019 The greenway isn’t the only project being developed along the old P&N railway. The city and state have also been working with Belmont Trolley to refurbish a portion of the track to run a historic trolley car.