reports business is up as much as 12 percent compared to this same time last year. The company also added 1,600 seats to its long distant trains like the Carolinian that originates out of New York. Adding to the passenger increase are business travelers like Brian McGowan.
"Based on the events of Sept. 11, our company decided there will be a 30-day moratorium on airline travel," he said.
While traffic has leveled off a bit,
also recorded a spike in its numbers last month. Ridership was up 13 percent compared to a similar period last year.