October 6, 2017 – ProgressiveRailroading.com – The six unions that make up the Coordinated Bargaining Group (CBG) have reached a tentative agreement with the nation’s freight-rail carriers, the unions announced yesterday. The CBG represents the American Train Dispatchers Association; the Brotherhood of ...Read More
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Updated August 13, 2017 – TRA Newswire – AUSTIN – The U.S. Department of Transportation announced that the Texas Department of Transportation has received a $7 million federal grant to help rebuild the Presidio-Ojinaga International Rail Bridge and 72 miles ...Read More
December 2, 2016 – Wall Street Journal – Too Many Railcars, Too Little Freight Rail equipment sits idle as commodities slump, changes in energy market cut into demand Light traffic on North American railroads has sidetracked the railcar market. Railcar ...Read More
BY DENNIS SHINGLETON – Special to the Star-Telegram If the North Texas economy were a living organism, our roads, runways, rails and other infrastructure would be the skeleton, with freight rail tracks serving as the backbone that keeps the entire ...Read More
Only 34 projects (3%) would be slated for rail, and that equals 1% of total cost but freight rail impacts 17% of employment (Texas Freight Mobility Plan pie chart) Dug Begley – Houston Chronicle – September 24, 2015 ...Read More