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What a national rail advocacy group is doing to fight for daily train service

July 3rd, 2020
July 3, 2020 - - Jim Mathews, President/CEO - There’s a lot happening right now, and it can be hard to keep up to date. Rail Passengers Association has set up a webpage as a resource to let you know...

3 TX U.S. Reps among 91 concerned about Amtrak's Anderson and his national plans

February 28th, 2019
February 28, 2019 - TRA Newswire - 91 members of Congress have sent a letter to Amtrak President/CEO Richard Anderson concerned about his plans that could alter the national passenger rail network by providing more short-haul trains at the expense of...

Congress extends Positive Train Control deadline

October 28th, 2015
October 28, 2015 - TRA Newswire Congress OK's PTC implementation to 2018 with, maybe, a 24 month extension. As  H.R.38​19 - Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2015​​  is signed into law, it will extend the deadline for America's railroads to fully implement PTC by...

PTC-extension still waits on Congress: rail problems ahead for Texas?

October 19th, 2015
UPDATED: October 25, 2015 - TRA Lacking Congressional action within days, railroads will be notifying their shippers and commuter railroads will tell their passengers that services will be suspended at the end of the year. Inaction by lawmakers to grant an...

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