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Feds wrap up first step in expansion of long-distance passenger rail vision for Texas and U.S.

June 12th, 2024
June 12, 2024 - TRA Newswire - A fourth and final working group meeting of the Federal Railroad Administration's Amtrak Long-DIstance Passenger Rail Study wrapped up today in Dallas, highlighting 15 potential routes to link cities and towns across the...

TRA and Rail Passengers Assoc contacting mayors and county judges in path of FRA proposed long distance routes

June 1st, 2024
June 1, 2024 - TRA Newswire -Texas Mayors and County Judges along two proposed Federal Railroad Administration long-distance passenger rail routes will soon be receiving letters asking for their support for daily train service.The FRA has outlined 15 conventional-speed passenger...

Commentary: Will Amtrak follow through on the new 15 proposed national train routes?

March 3rd, 2024
March 3, 2024 - Commentary by Russ Jackson, Contributing Writer -The FRA has released its list of the 15 new long distance routes that could be added to the existing 15.  It's an impressive list of what ought-to-be's, but I hate...

Texas tomorrow? FRA unveils draft proposed network of preferred new Amtrak routes

February 18th, 2024
February 18, 2024 - TRA Newswire - Right now they are just lines on a map. Ideas and proposals driven by a lot of data and background material.But when the Federal Railroad Administration finishes their required study to evaluate future Amtrak...

FRA to study two Texas routes Amtrak cut years ago; potential to restore service

January 31st, 2023
January 31, 2023- TRA Newswire -Buried in the language of the Infrastructure bill that Congress passed in late 2021 is a directive to the Federal Railroad Administration to study routes that Amtrak either eliminated from its systemwide timetable entirely or...

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