Tags: "Amtrak"

26 Jun
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Alpine Texas comes out against national network train cuts

June 26, 2017 – TRA Newswire – Alpine Texas wants and needs its trains. Train service is important to Alpine. The town of 6,000 is located in far Southwest Texas on the way to Big Bend National Park. There are ...

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17 Jun
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#Rally4Trains events scheduled June 23 weekend

June 17, 2017 – TRA Newswire / NARPrail.org –   On the weekend of June 23, National Association of Railroad Passengers members and rail advocates from across the country will host rallies in cities across the country to support long distance ...

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17 Jun
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TranspoSec Chao says kill Amtrak national network & transit projects

June 17, 2017 – TRA Newswire / NARPrail.com – The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development this week grilled U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao over plans to slash infrastructure funding, eliminate Amtrak’s long-distance trains, and stall ...

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09 Jun
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Video: Officials test the tracks Friday on Amtrak train OKC-KC

June 9, 2017 – Wichitaeagle.com – Video in link – Passenger rail service in Wichita hasn’t existed since 1979, but on Friday, the city got a sneak peek at what it might look like if it ever returns. At 11:55 ...

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07 Jun
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Amtrak announces OKC-KC inspection train details

June 7, 2017 – TRA Newswire – Railroads, state and local leaders travel Oklahoma to Kansas by rail this Friday. Amtrak will operate an Inspection Train through Wichita this Friday, June 9, on the BNSF Railway from Oklahoma City to Newton, ...

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03 Jun
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Moorman says eliminating Amtrak national network would cost more, cause major disruptions

June 3, 2017 – TRA Newswire – The National Passenger Railroad Corporation, known to the public as Amtrak, has submitted its 2018 fiscal year budget to Congress, warning that a Trump Administration plan to kill all long distance train service ...

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03 Jun
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June 9: Inspection train is 1st step to restore I-35 Corridor TX / OK / KS service

June 3, 2017 – TRA Newswire – The next step in restoring passenger rail service between Texas and Kansas will happen Friday June 9 when Amtrak and BNSF Railway will operate a special inspection trip from Oklahoma City to Kansas ...

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16 May
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Rare mileage run for Amtrak fans in Texas through June 21

May 16, 2017 – TRA Newswire – It’s been over half a century since a regularly scheduled passenger train passed through Tyler, Texas but that is about to change, at least for about a month. Due to extensive track work ...

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30 Apr
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Sunset Ltd & Texas Eagle offer new Thruway bus connection /Heartland Flyer connection grows

April 30, 2017 – TRA Newswire – New Amtrak Thruway Shuttle Service in Maricopa Connecting Sunset Limited/Texas Eagle Passengers to Phoenix and Tempe Beginning Monday, May 1, Amtrak will begin operating a Thruway bus connecting service in Maricopa, Ariz. for ...

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02 Apr
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Texas Eagle train loss would nix eastward plans

March 25, 2017 – Glenn Evans – Longview News-Journal – A planned east-west train route allowing Longview residents to ride to New York and beyond is imperiled under a federal budget proposal that would eliminate funding for long-haul Amtrak routes, ...

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