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Union Pacific ready to help communities like Houston secure Federal Grants for railroad crossing safety

September 12th, 2023
September 12, 2023 - TRA Newswire -A historic level of federal dollars is available to help communities nationwide separate highway and train traffic and Union Pacific is helping cities like Houston and others compete for these competitive grants.A 2021 federal...

UP's CEO brags on premium North American freight rail service that runs through Texas

September 12th, 2023
September 12, 2023 - TRA NewswireThe newest offering of intermodal rail freight service between Canada, the U.S. and Mexico by Union Pacific Railroad now takes one day less transit time for customer shipments. The announcement of the faster Eagle and Falcon...

Union Pacific expects to respond quickly to safety concerns raised by FRA

September 11th, 2023
September 11, 2023 - - FRA Administrator questions railroad if recent furloughs had role in defects found during focused inspections.Western U.S. Class 1 railroad Union Pacific expects to respond swiftly to recent remarks by the head of the Federal Railroad...

I-20 passenger rail link from DFW to Atlanta gets study OK from CPKC, progress on 2 new corridors from New Orleans

September 9th, 2023
September 9, 2023 - TRA Newswire -The Southern Rail Commission announced at a quarterly meeting yesterday that Amtrak has reached an agreement with Canadian Pacific / Kansas City Southern (CPKC) to conduct the study for establishing passenger rail service from...

What does a proposed SurfBoard rule mean to Texas shippers with only access to one railroad?

September 8th, 2023
September 8, 2023 - TRA Newswire -A new federal rule proposed by the U.S. Surface Transportation Board (STB) could mean more options for shippers in Texas and around the country that are currently only served by one railroad.It's called Reciprocal...

City of Mineola welcomed special guests over Labor Day weekend for 150th anniversary

September 7th, 2023
September 7, 2023 - - The City of Mineola welcomed special guests over the Labor Day weekend as part of its 150th anniversary celebration.Delegations from the East Texas Amtrak-Served Communities of Marshall and Longview, along with representatives from the Texas...

Texas Northwestern RR starts partnership with recycling company for end-of-life railcars

September 6th, 2023
September 6, 2023 - TRA Newswire -Dallas-based TNW Corporation, operator of short line railroads and logistics facilities, announced a strategic alliance with Easy Recycling Services to expand rail offerings at its Texas North Western Railway (TXNW) line in the...

Rethink35 is suing TxDOT over I-35 expansion with broad community support

September 5th, 2023
September 1, 2023 - Austin - TxDOT vs. basically everyone in Austin.Widespread opposition to the I-35 expansion has led to its logical conclusion: The Texas Department of Transportation is getting sued, and a whole lot of Austinites are on board.Wednesday, at a...

Jaguar Transport Holdings enters into agreement to operate Dallas Transload Solution

September 4th, 2023
September 4, 2023 - TRA Newswire -Tomorrow, Jaguar Transport Holdings will take over as operator of Dallas Transload Solution (DTL), a 7-acre transload facility southeast of downtown Dallas. Jaguar entered into an agreement with Loup Logistics to run the operation....

Some Austin City Council members join Rethink35 in opposition to I-35 expansion plan, rail was never considered

August 30th, 2023
August 30, 2023 - - Several members of the Austin City Council are joining the group Rethink35 to speak out against a plan to widen Interstate 35.Earlier this month, the federal government gave environmental clearance for the I-35 Capital Express Central Project – a...

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