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UP: Self-financed freight rail will still enjoy infrastructure law benefits

January 7th, 2022
January 4, 2022 - Union Pacific Insights - By Andrew Brady, General Director/External Affairs - In a time when it seems like Washington can’t get even the smallest things done, one big win in 2021 for Union Pacific was the passage of...

Opinion: Brady, Ellzey and McCaul don't understand why Texas needs high-speed rail

December 21st, 2021
December 21, 2021 - Robert J Leilich - Editor's note: to put this in context, Congressmen Kevin Brady (TX-08), Jake Ellzey (TX-06) and Michael McCaul (TX-10) sent a letter to Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg expressing their continuing opposition to Texas Central...

Landowners and one Congressman still fighting the Texas bullet train

February 26th, 2020
February 26, 2020 - TRA Newswire - As Texas Central Railway awaits the outcome of a federal review to start construction of the 240-mile long high speed rail line between Houston and Dallas, protests from landowners and one Houston area Congressman...

Congressman Brady demands public hearing for high-speed rail

February 5th, 2020
January 29, 2020 - - A high-speed train between Dallas and Houston could be breaking ground this year. However, one local congressman is wanting to tap the breaks on the project, as Texas Central Railroad works to obtain eminent domain power...

OmniTRAX posts abandonment of central Texas short line

August 20th, 2019
August 20, 2019 - TRA Newswire - Traffic has dwindled on the Central Texas & Colorado River Railway line so short line operator OmniTRAX has called it quits. The 68 mile long line operated from the central Texas town of Lometa,...

Congressman Brady tours WATCO Greens Port freight operation, hears about 45G

November 3rd, 2016
November 3, 2016 - TRA Newswire - Congressman Kevin Brady (R-Texas) toured the WATCO Companies extensive freight rail operations at Greens Point in Houston this week and heard how the Short Line Tax Credit is important to smaller railroads that serve...

New short line begins operations in Central Texas

August 3rd, 2016
August 3, 2016 - TRA Newswire An old short line railroad in Texas is purchased and rebranded as Central Texas & Colorado River Railway LLC  and began local service this week. Formerly known as the Heart of Texas Railroad, it was purchased from Texas investors earlier...

National rail advocates support P-HSR while other rurals says no to Texas Central

May 26th, 2016
June 6, 2016 - TRA Newswire UPDATE CORRECTION: In the original story, Congressman Jeb Hensarling was mis-identified as opposing Texas Central's high speed rail plan. We apologize for the error. Congressman Joe Barton of a nearby district had filed a comment...

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