Tags: "funding"

25 Nov
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Officials: Texas Eagle safe, but railroad funding needs to be stable

November 12, 2017 – Longview News-Journal – The nation’s passenger rail system and the Texas Eagle train that stops in Longview appear to be safe from federal budget cuts for now, but rail advocates say train travel needs more than ...

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04 Aug
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Calling all N Texas rail advocates: August 17 Cotton Belt funding meeting

August 4 , 2017 – TRA Newswire – Texas Rail Advocates has learned that an innovative funding approach may be available for completion of the Cotton Belt cross-region East-West passenger rail line that has been on the drawing board since ...

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09 Jul
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How to pay for Texas’ $12 billion bullet train without asking the state for money

Jill Cowan – Economy Writer for Dallas Morning News – Texas Central Partners has repeated its promise time and time again. It will connect Dallas and Houston in 90 minutes with the nation’s first high-speed rail line. And it will ...

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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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