Author Archives: Peter LeCody

22 Jun
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Texas Central gets STB Protective Order / Amtrak explores mutual interests

June 22, 2016 – TRA Newswire Texas Central, the private concern building a high speed rail line between Dallas and Houston, received an Order of Protection from the Surface Transportation Board to shield proprietary documents from rural lawmakers and landowners that ...

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20 Jun
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North Texas Council invites suppliers to talk high speed rail

June 20, 2016 – TRA Newswire Officials of North Texas cities and the North Central Texas Council of Governments played host to high speed rail companies and suppliers Monday to entice them to build several segments of proposed passenger rail lines ...

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17 Jun
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State Rep Byron Cook tries to kill High Speed Rail with Grammar

A state Republican representative from Corsicana, just south of Dallas, thinks that Texas Central High-Speed Rail should not be allowed to acquire any land because they are not yet ‘operating’ as a railroad. The Dallas Morning News Transportation Writer Brandon Formby ...

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16 Jun
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Construction on TEXRail slated for July / Colleyville tries to kill it and fails

June 16, 2016 – TRA Newswire Fort Worth Transportation Authority officials said that construction on the TEXRail line from downtown Fort Worth to DFW International Airport is expected to begin in July, despite an attempt from the city of Colleyville ...

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16 Jun
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NTX Council of Governments: Thumbs up for Texas Central high speed rail project

June 16, 2016 – TRA Newswire The North Central Texas Council of Government’s Regional Transportation Council (RTC), passed a resolution today to voice its strong support for Texas Central’s bullet train that will connect North Texas and Houston in 90 minutes ...

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11 Jun
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Intern riding trains and bike across U.S. & Texas to learn about transit

June 10, 2016 –  College student Elena Studier’s journey stops Saturday in Fort Worth Halfway through 10,000-mile tour, she hasn’t been disappointed yet After riding her bike around Fort Worth, she’ll take TRE to Dallas BY GORDON DICKSON – Fort ...

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07 Jun
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Welcome NARP’s intern to Texas June 10-13 on her 10,000 mile rail/bike journey

It’s not unusual that a 20 year old college student would want to see the country over her summer break. What is out of the norm is that this young lady is doing it by rail. 10,000 miles. With her bike. The ...

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04 Jun
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Houston business community embraces PHSR while Dallas office opens for train operator

Five Houston-area organizations have added their voices in support of Texas’ private high-speed rail (PHSR) project, recognizing it as a catalyst for economic development and an innovative alternative for Texans’ growing transportation demands. The Cy-Fair Houston Chamber of Commerce, the Greater ...

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04 Jun
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High-speed passenger rail line could link San Antonio-Monterrey MX economy

June 1, 2016 – News4-San Antonio The first international passenger train between the U.S. and Mexico could become reality right here in south Texas. Congressman Henry Cuellar says we’re closer than ever to seeing a high-speed passenger rail line that links ...

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04 Jun
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TRE service expansion is the right move

Trinity Railway Express officials recently unveiled plans to increase service on the Dallas to Fort Worth corridor and that’s the right move for the railroad. Shortening the time between waiting for trains should increase ridership. The words we appreciate most in ...

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