Tags: "Dallas"

10 Jan
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N Central TX council taps LAN to study Dallas high-speed train station

January 10, 2017 – Progressive Railroading – The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) has selected a team led by Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam Inc.(LAN) to conduct a planning study for a high-speed rail station in downtown Dallas. Currently, ...

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23 Dec
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Want to save $9,023 in 2017 and lower your blood pressure? Take the train (and the bus)

December 22, 2016 – The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) wants to save you $9,023 in 2017. We’re also thinking a lot more than money. Less stress and more “me time”.   The annual savings is $9,712 for a person ...

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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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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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07 Oct
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KCS Opens New Transload Terminal in Dallas, Texas; Names Watco as Operator

October 6, 2016 – TRA Newswire – Kansas City Southern (KCS) (NYSE: KSU) announced today that its U.S. subsidiary, The Kansas City Southern Railway Company (KCSR), has opened a new, multi-commodity transload terminal at its former Zacha intermodal terminal in ...

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28 Sep
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DART approves 2017 budget with money for downtown and suburban rail

September 27, 2016 – Dallas Morning News – The Dallas Area Rapid Transit board on Tuesday approved a $976 million budget for 2017 that includes funding for two projects that have led to a clash between Dallas and its neighbors. DART ...

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28 Sep
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Houston-Dallas bullet train faces new legal issues

September 27, 2016 – BizJournals.com A Houston-to-Dallas high-speed rail company has found itself in legal wrangle with a landowner who refuses to let company surveyors on his property. Dallas-based Texas Central Partners sought a court order in Harris County to ...

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25 Sep
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High-speed rail land dispute lands in Houston court

September 23, 2016 – Dug Begley – Houston Chronicle – A rose is a rose is a rose, but a railroad might actually have to exist to have total legal rights in Texas. Lawyers for a proposed high-speed rail line ...

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28 Aug
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How private enterprise drives the trains in Texas

August 25, 2016 – Washington Times –  ANALYSIS/OPINION: Tim Keith: Texans are turning the tables on how to pay for nationally critical infrastructure projects, leading the way with a high-speed train project that relies on the expertise of private entrepreneurs ...

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31 Jul
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Southwestern Rail Conference 2017 Dallas date: January 12-13

Augusy 1, 2016 – TRA Newswire Texas Rail Advocates, host of the Southwestern Rail Conference, announces that the 13th annual event will be held January 12 and 13 in Dallas. The Southwestern Rail Conference is the only conference held each ...

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