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Marriott at Research Triangle Park 
http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/rducp-marriott-at-research-triangle-park/

4700 Guardian Drive, Durham, NC  27703

Phone: +1-919-941-6200
Fax: +1-919-941-6229
Toll-Free Reservation Center: 1-800-228-9290
The Marriott at Research Triangle Park hotel in Durham, NC is conveniently located near Raleigh Durham Airport (RDU) in the heart of Research Triangle Park, home of IBM, Lenovo, Glaxo Smith Kline, Cisco, MetLife and Fidelity. Known as the largest research park in the United States, Research Triangle Park is easily accessible from Durham, Raleigh and Chapel Hill, as well as nearby universities including Duke, UNC, NC State and NCCU. Delight your palate at Newton's restaurant and lounge offering innovative American cuisine. With stylish decor and state-of-the-art conveniences like high-speed internet access and 42 inch flat screen HDTVs equipped with Marriott's plug and play system, our rooms offer exceptional value among Raleigh-Durham hotels. Our Durham hotel also features a 24-hour fitness center and a deluxe indoor pool. This Research Triangle Park hotel in Durham, is near a wide selection of spas, golf courses, premium shopping at the Southpoint Mall, and the USA Baseball Complex in Cary.

Registration Link here http://tinyurl.com/nzcjwvz or use code "mramraa" if calling by phone.  
Last day to book: 9/30/16 at the special $99.99/night rate.

QUESTION
What is the cost of a roll-away bed at the Marriott RTP for the convention as several of us will be sharing a room?

ANSWER
$15 plus tax per night. Roll-away beds can only be used in rooms with a king bed. Fire code will not allow a roll-away bed in a room with two double beds.


Hotel Breakfast
The breakfast during the convention will open at 6am each day. This will help to spread out the crush of folks. It will also accommodate folks who leave early for ops and tours.


Dinner Banquet Menu on Saturday Oct. 22nd @ 6pm
***Note - last day to sign up for the banquet is Friday, October 14th.

Dinner Banquet featuring Keynote presenter Bernie Kempinski. Bernard Kempinski is a freelance writer who has written dozens of magazine articles and several books on model railroading subjects. He is an active model railroader, currently with two operating layouts in his house. He has built many many models on commission for museums and individuals. As a photographer he has won awards for both model railroad and landscape subjects. A former U.S. Army captain, Bernard works as a defense analyst in Washington, D.C. He is also the proprietor of Alkem Scale Models, a cottage business that provides fine scale kits and parts to model railroaders.



How to get here via Amtrak
Take the train to Durham (DNC) station, recently renovated.  For more information on schedules click here:
http://www.ncbytrain.org/destinations/stations.html?id=durham
Check Amtrak Status Maps here to see if train is running on time:
http://dixielandsoftware.net/Amtrak/status/StatusMaps/
You will need to take a taxi or Uber ~10 miles to the Convention Hotel.  Directions here:
https://goo.gl/maps/Jh21peGXTVu

Durham Station's Train Schedule: Effective November 30, 2015

Southbound
Departs:

7:19 am #73 Piedmont Raleigh to Charlotte
12:19 pm #75 Piedmont Raleigh to Charlotte
5:24 pm #79 Carolinian New York to Charlotte
Northbound
9:42 am #80 Carolinian Charlotte to New York
2:42 pm #74 Piedmont Charlotte to Raleigh
7:57 pm #76 Piedmont Charlotte to Raleigh

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