Category Archives: Texas Rail News

28 Nov
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FRA proposes safety standard updates to allow for high-speed passenger trains

November 26, 2016 – TRA Newswire – WASHINGTON – The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has proposed updates for the passenger train safety standards used in the United States as the country looks to add high-speed trains that can travel up to ...

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26 Nov
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Joint BNSF-KCS intermodal service kicks off December 1: CHI-DFW-MEX

November 26, 2016 – TRA Newswire – BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) and Kansas City Southern (KCS) begin a new joint service December 1st that will offer intermodal transportation connecting the Chicago and Dallas/Fort Worth markets and other major markets on the ...

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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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