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Houston, Austin, San Antonio Mayors ask TxDOT to engage in intercity rail development program

October 3rd, 2022
October 3, 2022 - TRA Newswire -Mayors of Houston, Austin and San Antonio have asked the Executive Director of TxDOT to participate in a passenger rail corridor  program being developed as part of the Infrastructure bill passed by Congress.In a...

UP, Houston officials continue discussion on former wood-tie site

September 26th, 2022
September 26, 2022 - TRA Newswire -Union Pacific Railroad and representatives from the city of Houston, Harris County and the Bayou City Initiative continue their discussions on measures to remediate a former wood-tie preserving site that UP inherited in the...

New Houston-area Class III industrial park railroad debuts this week

August 10th, 2022
August 10, 2022 - TRA Newswire -A new short line railroad in a Baytown industrial park is expected to start service this week to provide common carrier service and interline with both BNSF and Union Pacific Railroad. TGS Cedar Port...

Texas Central says it is moving forward on Dallas-Houston high-speed rail

July 8th, 2022
July 8, 2022 - TRA Newswire -In a statement issued today, Texas Central Partners, fresh off a win at the Texas Supreme Court  that allows them eminent domain rights as a railroad, said that "we look forward to being able...

FRA awards Houston Police Department trespass / suicide grants for rail right-of-way

June 15th, 2022
June 15, 2022 - TRA Newswire -The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) will distribute grants totaling over $2 million to 25 law enforcement agencies in 13 states to combat "high instances of rail trespass-related incidents and casualties" on railroad property. The...

Texas Central CEO Carlos Aguilar steps down after 6 years

June 13th, 2022
Updated June 14, 2022 - TRA Newswire -Carlos Aguilar, the CEO and President of Texas Central Partners, announced he is resigning after being at the helm of the massive infrastructure railroad project for six years. He made the announcement public...

Supply chain troubles: KCS offers crews to UP and BNSF to move snarled trains in Houston

April 30th, 2022
April 30, 2022 - TRA Newswire -Railroads are having a tough go with supply chain hiccups across the country and Texas is not immune to the consequences.In a letter to the Surface Transportation Board, Kansas City Southern (KCS) indicated that...

Analysis/Opinion: Texas Central waits and waits on the state Supreme Court while political sharks are circling

April 20th, 2022
April 20, 2022 - TRA Newswire -While Texas Central idles its engine for the state Supreme Court to issue a ruling to determine if they are "really a railroad" and have eminent domain authority to build a bullet train line...

Opinion/Analysis: Airport scramble shows why Texas needs high-speed rail

April 17th, 2022
April 10, 2022 - Dentonrc.com -Texans spent another weekend playing their least favorite game, the Texas Transportation Scramble.Contestants start by getting texts that their flights have been delayed or canceled. In trying to rearrange travel, contestants realize airline routes are...

Opinion/Analysis: Part 5 of 5 - Congressman attacks Texas Central on a second front

February 24th, 2022
February 23, 2022 -David Peter Alan,  Contributing Editor, Railway Age - For the past few weeks, Railway Age has conducted an in-depth examination of the case of Miles v. Texas Central Railroad & Infrastructure, Inc. (TCRI) and Integrated Texas Logistics, Inc....

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