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Ride the Heartland Flyer for $25 or less during the June quarter century celebration

May 30th, 2024
May 30, 2024 - TRA Newswire -Mid-June will mark 25 years of passenger rail service between Fort Worth and Oklahoma City on the daily Heartland Flyer and passengers can ride for $25 or less between June 13 and 18. According...

Save the date: get ready for 25th anniversary of the Heartland Flyer on June 18

May 10th, 2024
May 10, 2024 - TRA Newswire -Plans are being reading for the 25th anniversary celebration of the Heartland Flyer, the Texas and Oklahoma partnered daily passenger rail service between Fort Worth and Oklahoma City.While some of the details are being...

Fort Worth mayor makes urban rail system a priority

May 3rd, 2024
May 2, 2024 - fortworthreport.org -Fort Worth Mayor Mattie Parker has announced the creation of a new committee to examine bringing a fixed rail system to the city. The Mayor’s Urban Rail Committee Supporting Economic Development & Tourism, launched with Trinity...

Opinion: Strategic High-Speed Rail Could Really Boost Texas

November 27th, 2023
November 27, 2023 - Dallas Morning News Editorial via govtech.com - As congestion and accidents plague roadways, innovative transportation solutions are key to sustaining rapid growth, and high-speed rail could be a huge boon for Texas if implemented strategically.That’s why a...

Lanham named VP of Rail at Trinity Metro

September 29th, 2023
September 29, 2023 - TRA Newswire -Reed Lanham has been named Trinity Metro's Vice President of Rail. Not a new name to rail operations in North Texas, Lanham spent the last four years as Deputy VP of rail for TEXRail, which...

BNSF Railway unveils new Trinity River bridge at Fort Worth

July 28th, 2023
July 28, 2023 - TRA Newswire - A newly constructed BNSF Railway bridge over the Trinity River near downtown Fort Worth is another milestone in the railroad's ambitious efforts to add double-tracking on segments from Fort Worth all the way to...

Hopes dim for passenger rail linking Parker and Palo Pinto counties to Fort Worth

April 11th, 2023
April 11, 2023 - WeatherfordDemocrat.com - Parker County residents have commuted west to Metroplex jobs for decades, with Palo Pinto County denizens more recently joining that commute as Metroplex migrants move west.Maybe it would be nice for them to take the...

BNSF to spend $3.96 billion on CapEx in 2023, includes Fort Worth area additional main track

January 20th, 2023
January 20, 2023 - TRA Newswire -BNSF Railway will invest just short of $4 billion in their capital investment plan for 2023. The biggest chunk of the $3.96 billion CapEx plan, $2.85 billion, will go to maintaining the railroad's core...

Wabtec Fort Worth plant is modernizing 50 Canadian National locos

October 18th, 2022
October 18, 2022 - TRA Newswire - If you see a number of bright and shiny locomotives around North Texas sporting the distinctive CN logo from Canadian National Railroad, they're not lost and looking for their home tracks. CN is having...

Fort Worth Mayor issues letter of support for Heartland Flyer corridor expansion

July 11th, 2022
July 11, 2022 - TRA Newswire -Fort Worth Mayor Mattie Parker has jumped aboard as a Heartland Flyer expansion train supporter with a letter to Amit Bose, Federal Railroad Administrator in Washington, D.C.The letter outlines support for re-connecting passenger rail...

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