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FRA awards Houston Police Department trespass / suicide grants for rail right-of-way

June 15th, 2022
June 15, 2022 - TRA Newswire - The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) will distribute grants totaling over $2 million to 25 law enforcement agencies in 13 states to combat "high instances of rail trespass-related incidents and casualties" on railroad property....

Texas Central CEO Carlos Aguilar steps down after 6 years

June 13th, 2022
Updated June 14, 2022 - TRA Newswire - Carlos Aguilar, the CEO and President of Texas Central Partners, announced he is resigning after being at the helm of the massive infrastructure railroad project for six years. He made the announcement...

Supply chain troubles: KCS offers crews to UP and BNSF to move snarled trains in Houston

April 30th, 2022
April 30, 2022 - TRA Newswire - Railroads are having a tough go with supply chain hiccups across the country and Texas is not immune to the consequences. In a letter to the Surface Transportation Board, Kansas City Southern (KCS)...

Analysis/Opinion: Texas Central waits and waits on the state Supreme Court while political sharks are circling

April 20th, 2022
April 20, 2022 - TRA Newswire - While Texas Central idles its engine for the state Supreme Court to issue a ruling to determine if they are "really a railroad" and have eminent domain authority to build a bullet train...

Opinion/Analysis: Airport scramble shows why Texas needs high-speed rail

April 17th, 2022
April 10, 2022 - Dentonrc.com - Texans spent another weekend playing their least favorite game, the Texas Transportation Scramble. Contestants start by getting texts that their flights have been delayed or canceled. In trying to rearrange travel, contestants realize airline...

Opinion/Analysis: Part 5 of 5 - Congressman attacks Texas Central on a second front

February 24th, 2022
February 23, 2022 -David Peter Alan,  Contributing Editor, Railway Age - For the past few weeks, Railway Age has conducted an in-depth examination of the case of Miles v. Texas Central Railroad & Infrastructure, Inc. (TCRI) and Integrated Texas Logistics, Inc....

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...

Texas Central seeking federal loan to jumpstart the Texas bullet train project

November 8th, 2021
November 8, 2021 - HoustonPress.com - Way back when Texas Central was first formulating its plans to construct a highspeed rail line that would tote passengers between Houston and Dallas in just 90 minutes, company officials made vague, broad promises that...

Texas high-speed rail investors form station development company

October 15th, 2021
October 15, 2021 - TRA Newswire - Texas high-speed rail investors have announced their intention to form an entity that will develop train stations in Dallas, Houston and Grimes County near College Station, where the permitted Texas Central Railway high-speed rail line terminals will be located....

Texas Central names Renfe as 'early operator' for historic project

July 14th, 2021
July 14, 2021 - TRA Newswire - Texas Central Railroad (TCR), developers of the high-speed train between Dallas and Houston, has signed a contract with Spanish-based operator Renfe to be the Early Operator for the transformational project to bring high-speed rail...

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