As Raleigh’s Union Station project moves forward downtown, the state of North Carolina continues to roll out a series of improvements expected to make train trips through the Triad from between Raleigh and Charlotte smoother in the coming years.

And that includes the addition of new trains.

Paul Worley, rail division director of N.C. Department of Transportation, says his team has received one of its new locomotives, dubbed “City of Kannapolis.” A second locomotive, dubbed “Town of Cary,”…