Author Archives: Peter LeCody

25 Nov
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Texas Eagle brings back service to Arcadia Valley MO after 48 years

November 25, 2016 – TRA Newswire – The Missouri Pacific Railroad last stopped in town 48 years ago but this week Amtrak’s Texas Eagle began daily service to a part of Southern Missouri long neglected in transportation options. Trains 21/421 ...

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25 Nov
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Texas Rail Advocates files response to TXDOT Sunset Commission Review

November 25, 2016 – TRA Newswire – It’s the Texas Department of Transportation’s turn to undergo Sunset Review, as ordered by the Texas legislature, and Texas Rail Advocates has filed a public document recommending the Sunset Commission make some legislative and procedural ...

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16 Nov
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Plano Council Passes Resolution Supporting Bullet Train

November 16, 2016 – CommunityImpact.com – Plano council supports high-speed rail project, Homeless Awareness Week

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14 Nov
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KCS Dedicates Wylie, TX Intermodal Facility to David L. Starling

November 14, 2016 – TRA Newswire – Kansas City Southern (KCS) (NYSE: KSU) has re-named its intermodal facility in Wylie, Texas the David L. Starling Wylie Intermodal Terminal. A sign un-veiling ceremony with the KCS board of directors and officers ...

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13 Nov
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KCS holds Mexico Energy Symposium: Stresses Direct Access

November 10, 2016 – TRA Newswire – KCS and KCSM Conduct Mexico Energy Symposium Kansas City Southern (KCS) (NYSE: KSU) and Kansas City Southern de Mexico (KCSM) hosted a Mexico Energy Symposium on November 9 in Houston, Texas with participation ...

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13 Nov
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DART boosting North Texas economy, benefits UNT students

November 10, 2016 – NTDaily.com A recent study not yet published by UNT researchers shows that the DART Railway is driving the North Texas Economic Boom carrying a $7 billion impact from new or planned construction. Researchers from the Economics ...

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06 Nov
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KCS Announces Holiday Express Fundraising Results

November 5, 2016 – TRA Newswire – Kansas City Southern (KCS) (NYSE: KSU) has announced that its 16th annual Holiday Express will distribute a total of $153,290 in gift cards to The Salvation Army at stops along the Holiday Express ...

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03 Nov
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Texas A&M forum: Proposed high-speed rail leader responds to Brazos Valley opposition

November 3, 2016 – KBTX.com – If a high-speed train is built between Houston and North Texas, more than 80 percent of residents would consider using it, according to a new survey released by L.E.K. Consulting. However, the company working ...

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03 Nov
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Congressman Brady tours WATCO Greens Port freight operation, hears about 45G

November 3, 2016 – TRA Newswire – Congressman Kevin Brady (R-Texas) toured the WATCO Companies extensive freight rail operations at Greens Point in Houston this week and heard how the Short Line Tax Credit is important to smaller railroads that ...

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03 Nov
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Waller County Commission Files Suit Against TxDOT Over High Speed Rail

November 3, 2016 – KWHI.com – A Waller County planning commission has filed suit against TxDOT concerning the proposed high-speed rail between Dallas and Houston. Earlier this week, the Waller County Sub-Regional Planning Commission filed suit against the TxDOT for ...

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