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FRA issues first quarterly report on Texas Passenger Rail performance

May 18th, 2022
May 18, 2022 - TRA Newswire - The Federal Railroad Administration's first quarterly report on intercity passenger rail performance and service quality is out and for the three Texas services run by Amtrak it's a mixed bag. The period covered...

Oklahoma City issues support letter for Amtrak Heartland Flyer expansion

April 16th, 2022
April 14, 2022 - TRA Newswire -  Now that the Oklahoma City Council approved a resolution supporting the daily Heartland Flyer and expansion north to Kansas, Amtrak representatives are optimistic that the plan can work within a 5-year timeline. Last...

Heartland Flyer expansion from Fort Worth-Okla City-north would mean more transportation options

October 5th, 2021
October 5, 2021 - Kateleigh Mills, - As a bipartisan bill that would dedicate $1.2 trillion dollars to improving the nation’s infrastructure waits for the congressional lawmakers to take action, Oklahoma public radio reporters have been asking people what they would improve...

Amtrak, local leaders discuss possible Midwest Expansion, including added Fort Worth frequency

June 9th, 2021
June 8, 2021 - - Amtrak's proposed Heartland Flyer expansion would triple the frequency of rides between the station in downtown Fort Worth and Oklahoma City, as well as extend Amtrak service to Newton, Kansas through Wichita. In a Zoom press...

Plans for Heartland Flyer extension from Fort Worth to Kansas ramping up

May 23rd, 2021
May 23, 2021 - TRA Newswire - Amtrak officials this past week explained their vision to extend the daily Heartland Flyer, which now runs from Fort Worth to Oklahoma City, northward to Kansas connections. Amtrak Government Affairs spokesmen Derrick James of Chicago...

Amtrak continues to ignore the needs of Texas passengers

August 26th, 2020
August 26, 2020 - TRA Opinion - Connections... Connections... Connections... Without any institutional knowledge left at Amtrak to schedule trains, no one apparently realizes that while Hurricane Laura heads north up the Mississippi Valley the sun is still shining on the Texas...

Oklahoma House gives big boost to expanding Heartland Flyer service

May 13th, 2020
May 13, 2020 - TRA Newswire - The Oklahoma House unanimously passed HR 1036 today, a big boost for expanding passenger rail service on the Heartland Flyer. The House expressed support for the extension of Amtrak service between Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and...

Kansas Senate passes resolution supporting extension of Heartland Flyer from Texas to Kansas

March 22nd, 2020
March 22, 2020 - TRA Newswire - Rail travel from Fort Worth northward through Oklahoma to Kansas took a step forward with the entire Kansas State Senate passing a resolution in support of passenger train service to extend the daily Heartland...

Heartland Flyer at 20: celebration that brings two states together

June 24th, 2019
June 12, 2019 - TRA Newswire / The Oklahoman - Katie Moore, who as an 11 year old back in 1999, picked the winning name for the train that serves Texas and Oklahoma every day, accepts a "golden ticket" and a...

Come out and celebrate 20 years of the Heartland Flyer on June 14

June 5th, 2019
Updated June 11, 2019 - TRA Newswire - A crowd is expected at Fort Worth, Oklahoma City and points in-between on Friday, June 14 to celebrate 20 years of passenger rail service on the Heartland Flyer route between the two states....

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