Category Archives: Texas Rail News

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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02 Nov
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New study shows significant time savings, major ridership potential with Texas high-speed train

November 2, 2016 – TRA Newswire – ·      More than 90 percent of riders will save at least one hour taking the bullet train between major cities ·      Comprehensive study of market size, potential ridership and Texans’ views finds strong ...

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01 Nov
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Houston Rail Advocates Meet to Support Texas High Speed Rail Project

November 1, 2016 – CommunityImpact.com – A dozen Greater Houston-area residents met at the Houston Amtrak station Saturday, Oct. 29, in support of improving and expanding passenger rail services throughout the nation. During its first Houston meeting, the group—members of ...

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26 Oct
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Oklahoma wants Texas to step up with Heartland Flyer service

October 25, 2016 – TRA Newswire – The Oklahoma Senate Transportation Committee held an interim study Wednesday to look at the both the costs and the benefits of the Heartland Flyer, the Amtrak line that brought back passenger rail service ...

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21 Oct
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Dallas and Houston light rail lines continue expanding out

October 21, 2016 – TRA Newswire – Light rail projects in both Dallas and Houston are pushing a few more miles into new neighborhoods bringing riders closer to a convenient ride. In Dallas, the Blue Line that used to terminate ...

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