Tags: "Fort Worth"

12 Feb
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Amtrak route from Meridian MS to Fort Worth comes after Gulf Coast train

February 3, 2018 – meridianstar.com – Negotiations are underway to revive a long-awaited Amtrak route connecting Atlanta and Ft. Worth, Texas, through Meridian, but it has taken a backseat to a Gulf Coast train route that was abandoned after Hurricane ...

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26 Dec
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GE Transportation-Fort Worth gets 200 locomotive order

December 26, 2017 – TRA Newswire – The future of GE Transportation’s Fort Worth plant got a little brighter this week with the announcement that CN, the Canadian National Railway Company, placed an order for 200 new locomotives over the ...

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25 Nov
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Three things must happen before North Texans can get TEX Rail commuter trains

November 24, 2017 – Fort Worth Star-Telegram – Gordon Dickson – If all goes according to plan, a year from now the long-awaited TEX Rail commuter train service will make its maiden voyage from downtown Fort Worth to Grapevine and ...

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25 Nov
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Dallas & Fort Worth move toward high speed rail connection

November 13, 2017 – Dallas Morning News  – Dallas and Fort Worth officials are moving forward on plans to create a separate entity to manage a potential high-speed connection between the two cities. The Dallas City Council’s Mobility Solutions, Infrastructure & Sustainability ...

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18 Oct
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Take a sneak peek at TEXRail trains that will carry riders in Fort Worth next year

October 16, 2017 – Fort Worth Star Telegram – BY Gordon Dickson – One of the first TEX Rail cars off the assembly line was publicly unveiled last week during a transit exposition in Atlanta — and Fort Worth officials ...

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01 Oct
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TEXRail’s first new railcar to be shown at Atlanta transpo expo

October 1, 2017 – TRA Newswire – Attendees at the American Public Transportation Association’s Expo in Atlanta will get the first look at TEXRail’s self-propelled rail car this month. The first Stadler “Flirt” Diesel Multiple Unit (DMU) rolled out of ...

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08 Aug
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First Stadler FLIRT complete for TEXRail commuter line

August 7, 2017 – GlobalAirRailNews.com – Stadler has announced that the first FLIRT for the future TEXRail commuter line has been completed. In 2015, Fort Worth Transportation Authority signed a $100 million contract with the rolling stock manufacturer for eight ...

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31 Jul
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GE Fort Worth locomotive plant could recall up to 225 laid off

July 27, 2017 – Dallas Business Journal – Boston-based General Electric (NYSE: GE) could recall 225 workers to its Fort Worth locomotive manufacturing facility six months after laying off more than 200, GE Transportation Chief Executive Officer Jamie Miller told Bloomberg. This comes in wake ...

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09 May
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Fort Worth takes big step towards high-speed rail link with Dallas

May 9, 2017 – Fort Worth Star-Telegram – BY SANDRA BAKER – As state lawmakers in Austin debate measures that could kill plans for high-speed trains between downtown Dallas and Houston, the Fort Worth City Council is moving forward with ...

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06 Feb
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Locomotive order slowdown: GE Fort Worth to lay off 250 workers

February 6, 2017 – Fort Worth Star Telegram – Citing a slump in freight rail shipping, GE Manufacturing Solutions has begun laying off about one-third of its workforce at its locomotive plant in north Fort Worth, just west of the Texas ...

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