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Will Texas miss out on it's share of $66 billion in federal rail funds?

May 8th, 2022
May 8, 2022 - TRA Newswire - The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) is expected to announce, this month, the procedures for filing for Infrastructure Law rail grant programs. $66 billion in advanced appropriations are to be available for passenger and...

Infrastructure package could help Texas railroads

December 11th, 2021
December 11, 2021 - TRA Newswire - Class 1 and short line railroads in Texas could be the beneficiaries of the $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) signed into law in November. The key word is could be. While the...

Feds announced rail grants for Blacklands RR, CapMetro, TXGN, Kiamichi RR and Hutto, TX

October 4th, 2020
September 28, 2020 - TRA Newswire - Four more rail projects in Texas have received over $14 million from the USDOT's Federal Railroad Administration as part of a $320 million competitive grant funding under the FY2020 Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety...

Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station receives $241K railway improvement grant

September 20th, 2020
September 18, 2020 - - Sen. John Cornyn announced Friday the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment was awarded a federal grant of $241,546 to improve local railways. The funding is from the Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) program as part...

Texas finally snags a small share of fed infrastructure/safety rail grants

March 13th, 2020
March 13, 2020 - TRA Newswire - U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao has announced that U.S. railroads will receive $248 million in grant funds for safety and infrastructure projects with four of those projects in Texas receiving $5.6 million. The grant...

Texas snags a measly $6M in FRA CRISI grants out of $326M available

June 12th, 2019
June 12, 2019 - TRA Newswire - Good news for Port Freeport's rail expansion plans but a ho-hum to the Texas transportation agency for their lack of effort in applying for federal rail grants that could benefit potential freight or passenger...

Within 24 months: passenger rail service returning to Gulf Coast

June 8th, 2019
June 7, 2019 - - By John Sharp | Amtrak is expected to return to the Gulf Coast within 24 months, linking a new passenger rail between New Orleans and Mobile. U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., announced Friday the awarding of a $33...

Panhandle Northern RR gets $2.16 million CRISI grant for upgrades

February 12th, 2019
February 12, 2019 - TRA Newswire - Panhandle Northern Railroad has been approved for a grant valued up to $2.164 million to install new ballast and ties on the 31 mile line which connects to a BNSF Railway Co. mainline, to...

Hey TxDOT? Are you interested in federal CRISI funding for rail projects?

July 24th, 2018
July 24, 2018 - TRA Commentary - The Texas Department of Transportation only has until September 17 to file for a federal grant in the latest round of the Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) program. The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) issued their notice of...

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