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On everyone's mind at the Southwestern Rail Conference? The proposed Texas bullet train

April 17th, 2024
April 17, 2024 - keranews.org - Pablo Arauz Pena -High speed rail in Texas is big talk in a state ruled by cars.Still, transportation officials are moving forward with plans to build a bullet train connecting Fort Worth, Dallas and...

Amtrak is now driving Dallas to Houston bullet train proposal

April 17th, 2024
April 16, 2024 - NBCDFW.com - Phil Prazen - An Amtrak leader says they're in the engineer's seat for the proposal to build a high-speed train between Dallas and Houston. The proposed route makes one of the best cases for the...

US, Japan signal support for Texas high-speed rail plan

April 11th, 2024
April 10, 2024 - Reuters.com -The governments of the United States and Japan signaled support for a plan to build the first high-speed rail in the U.S. using Japanese bullet trains after their leaders met in Washington on Wednesday.Reuters exclusively reported this...

Little Flatonia sees big things ahead with a future Amtrak stop

March 25th, 2024
March 25, 2024 - TRA Newswire -You've probably seen the signs announcing Flatonia when traveling along Interstate 10 in South Texas. It's about halfway between San Antonio and Houston in Fayette County. You'll pass a number of other smaller towns...

Must viewing: Can Amtrak finally bring high speed rail to Texas?

March 11th, 2024
March 11, 2024 - CNBC.com -A video documentary on high-speed rail between Dallas and Houston.After decades of research, the U.S. remains without authentic high-speed rail options. Federal planners believe that a route connecting major cities in Texas may be an...

He aims to bring high-speed rail to Texas and will speak at the Southwestern Rail Conference

March 3rd, 2024
March 3, 2024 - TRA Newswire -He's regarded as a transport executive who knows how to get projects done and maybe that's just what is needed to get the long-delayed high-speed rail project between Dallas and Houston going.Andy Byford, whose...

New hopes for a train from Dallas to Houston

December 14th, 2023
December 14, 2023 - TexasMonthly.com, written by Megan Kimble -The Texas Eagle, an Amtrak passenger train, made its final run from Dallas to Houston on September 10, 1995. The trip was scheduled to take a little more than six hours, but...

Houston-to-Dallas high-speed rail project awarded $500,000 federal grant

December 8th, 2023
December 8, 2023 - HoustonPublicMedia.org - The long-envisioned initiative was one of seven high-speed rail projects across the country selected to receive grant funding from the Federal Railroad Administration, which awarded a total of $8.2 billion to 79 rail projects that...

Dallas to Houston high speed rail opponents hold rally in Madisonville

September 13th, 2023
September 13, 2023 - TRA Newswire -Almost 200 opponents of the Dallas-Houston high-speed rail project met at the Truman Kimbro Convention Center in Madisonville Monday night and were updated on the latest developments by several rural elected leaders.The meeting was...

Stay off my tracks! UP goes to court over CPKC moving grain trains over their lines between Beaumont and Houston-Galveston ports

August 29th, 2023
August 29, 2023 - TRA Newswire -, Hey CPKC, if you want to use UP tracks for your grain trains, you better get a new agreement first. That's the contention of Union Pacific. The company wants a federal court in Western Missouri...

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