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Texas rail border crossings at Eagle Pass and El Paso reopen today

December 22nd, 2023
December 22, 2023 - TRA Newswire -International rail gateways at Eagle Pass and El Paso, on the Texas-Mexican border, have reopened to commerce today, according to Customs and Border Patrol's Office of Field Operations. The two major rail gateways were...

Editorial: El Paso City Council - run your damn streetcars or give the money back to TxDOT

April 10th, 2023
April 10, 2023 - TRA Editorial - We look in disbelief how El Paso has taken a prize trophy like their art-deco streetcars that ran on a regular schedule when the line first operated, and now which some on the city...

Transpo leader State Rep. Joe Pickett, citing health issues, to retire

December 16th, 2018
December 16, 2018 - TRA Newswire - Considered one of the state's leading policy leaders on transportation issues, State Representative Joe Pickett - El Paso, said he will retire from the Texas House to undergo cancer treatments. Pickett has served the last...

El Paso transit agency wraps up streetcar construction

November 8th, 2018
November 6, 2018 - - The Camino Real Regional Mobility Authority in Texas has finished construction on the El Paso Streetcar project, the agency announced last week. The announcement follows two years of work along the 4.8-mile system, which could open as soon as...

Welcome home! Streetcar No. 1506 arrives in Downtown El Paso

March 19th, 2018
March 19, 2018 - - El Paso $97M streetcar, restoration project nearly complete El Paso's streetcar No. 1506 is home. Amid a police escort, the newly refurbished President’s Conference Committee vintage streetcar made its way to the maintenance and storage facility on Santa Fe...

El Paso-Las Cruces NM border cities commuter rail plan unveiled

June 30th, 2017
June 29, 2017 - - A recent study by the Chicago-Based nonprofit Center for Neighborhood Technology looks at the feasibility of such a project. It projects the cost of commuter rail connecting El Paso to Las Cruces at $120 to...

Planning could lead to new international rail crossing East of El Paso

January 1st, 2017
December 29, 2016 - Las Cruces Sun-News  - A large-scale railway study in the works could lead to the eventual relocation of BNSF Railway tracks in southern Doña Ana County. The options are being considered in conjunction with a bigger-picture proposal to relocate...

Union Pacific - Norfolk Southern announce El Paso to Southeast faster freight service

September 19th, 2016
September 19, 2016 - TRA Newswire - Union Pacific and Norfolk Southern are now operating a new competitive domestic EMP service from the El Paso area to Atlanta, Jacksonville and Miami in the Southeast. Originating at the UP’s Santa Teresa, NM terminal...

Trolley Rails to be Welded Soon in El Paso

July 7th, 2016
June 30, 2016 - MassTransit Magazine Rail lines connecting Paisano Drive to Father Rahm Street in South El Paso are set to be welded within a few weeks as part of the $97 million Streetcar Project expected to debut in 2018,...

West Texas: Possibility Of Commuter Rail From Las Cruces To El Paso

April 28th, 2016
April 28, 2016 - Over 100 people attended two public meetings in Dona Ana County this week to look at the possibility of creating a commuter rail line that will extend from Las Cruces to El Paso. The first round of...

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