Category Archives: Uncategorized

01 May
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4 Bad “Kill High Speed Rail Bills” To Be Heard Thursday Morning in Austin

May 1, 2017 – TRA Newswire Four bills are slated to be heard by the Texas House Transportation Committee Thursday morning that could either delay or kill a privately funded bullet train project slated to be built between Dallas and ...

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05 Apr
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Texas Senate Transpo Committee hears TRA comments on high speed rail

April 5, 2017 – TRA Newswire – Texas Rail Advocates Executive Director Chris Lippincott testified before the Senate Transportation Committee today and spoke about how TRA is against five bills that are aimed specifically at opposing high speed rail projects ...

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24 Feb
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North Texas COG OKs backstop for high speed rail environmental study

February 24, 2017 – TRA Newswire – The Regional Transportation Council of the North Central Texas Council of Governments has approved a measure to backstop the continuation of the environmental impact statement for the Dallas-Fort Worth Core Express, a proposed ...

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03 Sep
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Rail meeting held September 10 in Fort Worth

National Association of Railroad Passengers hosts regional meeting – Updates on Texas rail projects September 3, 2016 – TRA Newswire – National Association of Railroad Passengers Division Leader Bruce Ashton is inviting NARP members in North Texas to hear updates ...

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07 Jul
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Dallas-Fort Worth high-speed rail plan draws worldwide interest

June 20, 2016 – Fort Worth Star-Telegram Officials from railroads in France, China, attend forum Bullet trains would connect Dallas, Arlington, Fort Worth Proposals to build system due Aug. 31 BY GORDON DICKSON   ARLINGTON – High-speed rail is a touchy ...

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12 May
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Congressman Joe Barton against Texas High Speed Rail

May 12, 2016 – TRA Newswire In a filing with the Surface Transportation Board, North Texas Congressman Joe Barton (R) Arlington has come out against a high speed rail project between Dallas and Houston.   Barton, whose district encompasses parts ...

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20 Mar
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Surpassing rail industry averages – KCS stock could reach $98 a share in a year

KCS Railway expected to grow North-South business through Texas into Mexico. March 18, 2016 – cwruobserver.com By the analyst ratings alone, Kansas City Southern (KSU) is not attractive to say the least. It has a mean rating of 2.6 on ...

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16 Mar
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FRA requests proposals for high speed rail projects – but there’s a catch, of course

March 16, 2016 – TRA Newswire The Federal Railroad Administration is asking for interested parties to submit Requests for Proposals (RFP) for high speed rail projects around the country, including potential for fast trains that would traverse the South Central High Speed ...

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29 Dec
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BNSF greets largest container ship ever at Port of LA: goods destined for Texas, onward

December 28, 2015 – TRA Newswire At dawn on Dec. 26, 2015, the CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin, a brand new 18,000-TEU container ship, arrived at the Port of Los Angeles. It’s the largest container ship ever to visit a U.S. ...

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