Author Archives: Peter LeCody

02 Feb
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Private sector Texas Central bullet train highlighted on Fox Business

January 31, 2017 – FoxBusiness.com Texas Central, the private company that is building a high speed rail line between Dallas and Houston was highlighted as one of two important infrastructure projects on the Fox Business Channel’s Varney & Company. http://video.foxbusiness.com/v/5305020503001/?#sp=show-clips ...

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02 Feb
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Cuellar holds meeting on passenger rail service between U.S. and Mexico

January 29, 2017 – riograndeguardian.com LAREDO, Texas — U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar is continuing his efforts to get a high-speed rail service between South Texas and Monterrey. Last week, the Laredo congressman hosted a two-day international meeting with the Federal ...

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02 Feb
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Japan’s pension megafund to invest in US infrastructure / TX bullet trains

February 2, 2017 – asia.nekkei.com TOKYO — Infrastructure investments in the U.S. by Japan’s Government Pension Investment Fund will feature heavily in the economic cooperation package to be discussed at next week’s summit in Washington between the two countries’ leaders. ...

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02 Feb
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Treangen named President of Texas Short Line / Regional RR Association

February 2, 2017 – TRA Newswire – (Dallas) – Paul Treangen, CEO of TNW Corporation, has been elected President of the Texas Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (TSLRRA). Treangen, who assumed office in January 2017, will serve a two-year term, ...

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31 Jan
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KCS to Spend $25 Million in Upgrades to Beaumont Subdivision

January 31, 2017 – TRA Newswire – Kansas City Southern (KCS) (NYSE: KSU) announced today that its subsidiary, The Kansas City Southern Railway Company (KCSR), is investing approximately $25 million in 2017 on construction and improvement projects on its Beaumont ...

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30 Jan
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Union Pacific Employees Achieve Safest Year in Company History

January 30, 2017 – TRA Newswire – Omaha, Nebraska – Union Pacific achieved its best annual employee-safety rate in 2016, marking the safest year in its 154-year history. The employee reported injury rate is measured by injuries for every 200,000 employee ...

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30 Jan
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UT San Antonio to host presentation on high speed trains in Texas February 16

January 30, 2017 – TRA Newswire – Texas is on the cusp of high speed trains to connect major cities. A look at what this can do for the state economy will be the subject of The Dialogues in Planning Speakers ...

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29 Jan
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TxDOT says “Let’s Move Texas Freight” – lists upcoming workshops through March

January 29, 2017 – TRA Newswire – The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has announced statewide “Let’s Move Texas Freight” workshops and is encouraging stakeholders to register and participate in a session. TxDOT, in partnership with the Texas Freight Advisory ...

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25 Jan
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Two Texas rail projects make Trump’s Top 50 list – but one is missing

January 25, 2017 – TRA Newswire – McClatchy newspapers report that President Trump’s transition team has compiled a list of 50 potential transportation projects across the U.S. that could be included in a promised infrastructure proposal. Two in the “Top 15” are passenger rail ...

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17 Jan
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Panel: Public-private investment in short lines can boost Texas economy

January 13, 2017 – Trains.com – Hayley Enoch – The economy of Texas stands to significantly benefit from public-private partnerships investing in shortline railroads. That revelation comes from a panel at the Southwestern Rail Conference in Dallas this week that ...

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