Tags: "Texas Eagle"

09 Jul
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TX: New Amtrak CEO has Texas ties, but can he save State’s Texas Eagle route?

July 7, 2017 – Fort Worth Star-Telegram – Gordon Dickson – Amtrak’s incoming boss has Texas ties, but can he save long-distance passenger rail service in the state? Richard Anderson, 62, a veteran airline executive who most recently ran Delta ...

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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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23 Sep
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Amtrak expands “Bikes on Board” to Texas Eagle & Sunset service

September 22, 2016 – ProgressiveRailroading.com Amtrak is permitting riders to bring bicycles on trains along several additional national routes, the passenger railroad announced yesterday. The railroad’s train-side check-in bicycle service has been expanded to the following routes: Cardinal, Sunset Limited, ...

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28 Jul
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Two music icons to debut album based on Amtrak Texas Eagle travels

July 28, 2016 – AmericanSongwriter.com British folk icon Billy Bragg and Americana stalwart Joe Henry teamed up this past year to “make a record of the railroad”. The pair boarded the Texas Eagle in Chicago and rode Amtrak’s longest stretch of rail ...

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31 Mar
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Offer extended: Buy one & get one free ride on Amtrak’s Texas Eagle

March 31, 2016 – TRA Newswire Amtrak has extended a popular buy one ticket and get one free offer until May 20. If you’ve been hankering to visit San Antonio, Austin, Dallas or Fort Worth, St. Louis, Chicago, Tucson, El ...

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14 Jan
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2 for 1 Amtrak travel ticket in Texas is hard to beat: ends soon

January 15, 2016 – TRA Newswire Here’s an offer on Amtrak’s Texas Eagle that can save you some money. If you travel between now and March 20 you can latch on to a free ticket for each one you purchase. ...

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19 Dec
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AMTRAK western long distance trains at the end of 2015; a positive report

December 19, 2015 – Commentary by Russ Jackson / RailPAC Here we are, Christmastime 2015, and lo and behold the Amtrak long distance trains continue to roll and to some extent thrive despite the negative publicity that they are “money ...

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07 Dec
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Buy 1 get 1 free doesn’t happen very often in Texas

December 7, 2015 – (Dallas) Amtrak’s Texas Eagle service has a lot to celebrate and you get the prize. Starting in January when you purchase one regular (adult) rail fare on the daily Texas Eagle you get to take a ...

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