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Oklahoma City issues support letter for Amtrak Heartland Flyer expansion

April 16th, 2022
April 14, 2022 - TRA Newswire -  Now that the Oklahoma City Council approved a resolution supporting the daily Heartland Flyer and expansion north to Kansas, Amtrak representatives are optimistic that the plan can work within a 5-year timeline. Last...

Want fed funds for state freight rail projects? Texas legislators must pony up

January 8th, 2022
January 8, 2022 - TRA Newswire - Want to move more freight trains efficiently in Texas in 2030, 2040 and beyond? An analysis of two major Texas Department of Transportation freight rail studies in 2021, one for the Houston-Beaumont Region and the...

TRE at 25 years: where its been, where it's at now

December 27th, 2021
December 27, 2021 - TRA Newswire - On December 30, the Trinity Railway Express (TRE) will celebrate 25 years of providing regional rail service across the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. The TRE has a chance for you to win free rides as part...

Heartland Flyer expansion from Fort Worth-Okla City-north would mean more transportation options

October 5th, 2021
October 5, 2021 - Kateleigh Mills, KOSU.org - As a bipartisan bill that would dedicate $1.2 trillion dollars to improving the nation’s infrastructure waits for the congressional lawmakers to take action, Oklahoma public radio reporters have been asking people what they would improve...

DFW High-speed transportation study moving ahead

September 5th, 2021
August 11, 2021 - fortworthtx.gov - The Dallas-Fort Worth High-Speed Transportation Connections Study is moving into its second phase of analysis. The Regional Transportation Council recently approved the study’s Phase 1 recommendations. The current study is evaluating high-speed transportation alternatives to modernize and...

Full steam ahead: world's largest steam locomotive returns with 'The Big Boy 2021 Tour'

June 14th, 2021
June 14, 2021 - TRA Newswire - Fort Worth and Houston will get an up-close and personal look at Union Pacific's Big Boy No. 4014 in August, when the world's largest steam locomotive embarks on "The Big Boy 2021 Tour" Aug....

Amtrak, local leaders discuss possible Midwest Expansion, including added Fort Worth frequency

June 9th, 2021
June 8, 2021 - nbcdfw.com - Amtrak's proposed Heartland Flyer expansion would triple the frequency of rides between the station in downtown Fort Worth and Oklahoma City, as well as extend Amtrak service to Newton, Kansas through Wichita. In a Zoom press...

Plans for Heartland Flyer extension from Fort Worth to Kansas ramping up

May 23rd, 2021
May 23, 2021 - TRA Newswire - Amtrak officials this past week explained their vision to extend the daily Heartland Flyer, which now runs from Fort Worth to Oklahoma City, northward to Kansas connections. Amtrak Government Affairs spokesmen Derrick James of Chicago...

New DFW High-Speed Transportation newsletter launched

March 7th, 2021
March 6, 2021 - TRA Newswire - The North Central Texas Council of Governments has released the first edition of a news newsletter called DFW High-Speed Update. NCTCOG announced that the newsletter will be published monthly and include the latest available information...

Would an Intercity Passenger Rail Trust Fund bring more trains to Texas?

February 12th, 2021
February 12, 2021 - TRA News Report - Amtrak CEO Bill Flynn, in a letter to Congress, has outlined several priorities for the national passenger rail network that he runs. Approval by Congress of two of Flynn's priorities would have a...

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